Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Paideia Academy

This project will implement the ‘C’ shaped prototypical design to serve 900 students, ranging from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade. This 106,000 SF, three floor, steel frame and masonry construction building will include science, computer, music, and art classrooms, in addition to library, gymnasium, and dining facilities.

LEED features: This prototype building is targeted to achieve LEED for Schools minimum “Silver” level certification, including 50% green roof.

Awards:

  • 2012 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Illinois Engineering Merit Award
  • 2011 Chicago Architecture Foundation Patron of the Year Nomination

Engine Company 109

A new 1-story 14,000-square-foot facility consisting of steel framing with exterior brick veneer, a burnished block interior, and terrazzo flooring. The building includes accommodations for up to 20 firefighters, which includes 4 officer quarters. Apparatus bay to store all vehicles, 3 inbound doors and 3 outbound doors with Fifty two foot circular driveway designed for ease of maneuvering of all fire vehicles. On site landscaping and fenced parking for 31 vehicles are part of the site development.

LEED Features: Project will be designed to achieve LEED “Silver” certification with water efficient fixtures and drought tolerant landscaping, a solar thermal domestic water heating system, paving and roof that reduces urban heat island effects, and high recycled content.

Social Media:

  • Follow this project on Twitter @PBCChi #E109
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Awards

  • 2011 New Construction – Chicago Project of the Year, The Construction Industry Service Corporation
  • 2012 Association of Licensed Architects (ALA) Merit Award

The Ogden International School of Chicago

LEED Certified: GOLD

A modified prototype, 3 story, steel frame and masonry 109,000 sf school with standard elementary school amenities.

LEED features: This building will incorporate the sustainable design criteria required by the USGBC to achieve LEED “Silver” Certification.

Social Media:

  • Follow this project on Twitter @PBCChi #Ogden
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Awards:

  • 2012 Brick in Architecture Award
    Best in Class: Educational Category
  • 2012 Chicago Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Award
  • 2012 Friends of the Chicago River Silver Ribbon Award
  • 2012 Chicago Building Congress Merit Award
  • 2011 Chicago Architecture Foundation Patron of the Year Nomination
  • 2011 Engineering News Record Award of Merit in the K-12 Educational Facilities Category.
  • Hispanic American Construction Industry Association Project of the Year Award Nominee

South Shore International College Prep High School

This project will implement the new CPS Urban Model High School (UMHS) prototypical design to serve 1200 students. This 200,000 SF, three floors plus lower level, steel frame and masonry construction building will include music, art, and athletic functions.

LEED features: This building will incorporate the sustainable design criteria required by the USGBC to achieve LEED “Silver” Certification.

Awards:

  • 2011 Chicago Architecture Foundation Patron of the Year
  • 2013 AIA Chicago Distinguished Building Award Citation of Merit

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Greater Grand Crossing Branch Library

LEED Certified: GOLD

This new 8,800-square-foot, one-story, full service branch library is based on the prototype design.

LEED features: This building will be designed to achieve LEED “Silver” Certification.

Mount Greenwood Elementary Linked Annex

LEED: Gold

Two-story, eight classroom annex, including a warming kitchen with a standard size dining facility , toilet rooms, minimal storage areas, mechanical areas, linked connection to existing building, 25% green roof, renovation of existing kitchen into storage, storm water retention system, and parking lot upgrades.

Social Media:

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Dunning Branch Library

LEED Certified: GOLD

Based on the prototype design, this new 8,800-square-foot, one-story full service branch library will replace the existing Dunning Branch Library and located adjacent to Dever school.

LEED Features: This project will be designed to achieve LEED “Silver” level certification.

Little Village Branch Library

Based on the prototype design, this new 16,300-square-foot, one-story full service branch library will be located adjacent to the future Engine Company 109.

LEED Features: This project will be designed to achieve LEED “Silver” level certification. This Library project offers the unique opportunity for sustainability through shared site features with the Engine Company.

Social Media:

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Awards

  • 2011 New Construction – Chicago Project of the Year, The Construction Industry Service Corporation

Richard M. Daley Branch Library

LEED Certified: GOLD

This new 16,300-square-foot, one-story, full service branch library is based on the prototype design.

LEED features: This building will be designed to achieve LEED “Silver” Certification.

Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy

LEED Certified: Silver

This project includes additions to both the east and west sides of the existing school. The east addition includes a new auditorium and arts suite; the west addition includes a new gymnasium and natatorium.

LEED Features: The additions will seek LEED Silver Certification under LEED for Schools under LEED 2009.

Social Media:

  • Follow this project on Twitter @PBCChi #Brooks
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