Hamilton Avenue School

 

Project Details

The Hamilton Avenue Elementary School, currently under construction, is designed to achieve a Silver LEED certification Level. Some of the project components which meet the criteria for LEED certification are as follows:

  • Re-use of the original 1938 Building
  • Use of geothermal wells for heating/cooling
  • Dedicated open space on the site
  • 25%-50% recycled content of all building materials (steel frame building)
  • Construction waste management – divert 50% of waste from landfills
  • Carbon Dioxide level monitoring sensors in the classrooms
  • Displacement ventilation system for increased ventilation effectiveness
  • Low-Emitting Adhesives, Sealants, Paints, Carpet
  • Daylighting for 75% of spaces; Views for 90% of spaces

The new construction consists of a two-story, 75,500 square foot, school building and a two-story, 26,000 square feet underground parking area. The parking area will have a landscaped roof with the school bus drive and turnaround. The section of the original building that was incorporated into the new school has been upgraded to meet current seismic codes. Estimated cost $29 Million

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  • Project:
    Hamilton Avenue School
  • Location:
    Greenwich, CT
  • Architect:
    Swanke Hayden Connell Architects
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OVERVIEW
  • Project:
    Hamilton Avenue School
  • Location:
    Greenwich, CT
  • Architect:
    Swanke Hayden Connell Architects
  • Category:
Archive

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