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The listing is organized in loose chronological order with most recent work at the top. 

Projects listed below have been completed (or are in-progress) by BrainSpaces.  However, individual members of our staff have years of project experiences gained while employed by architectural firms.  These additional projects are listed with the biographies of each staff.

 

BISMARCK LEGACY HIGH SCHOOL— FF&E PLANNING

             Bismarck, North Dakota

Furniture Planning, Bid Specs & Procurement

 

DuPAGE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 45—DISTRICT WIDE MASTER PLAN

             Villa Park, IL

Educational visioning and facilities master planning

 

SUNSET RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL—REPLACEMENT 4-8 SCHOOL

             Northfield, IL

             In association with Wight Architects

 

SHAKER HEIGHTS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT MASTER PLAN

             Shaker Heights, OH

             District-wide educational visioning

 

DIXON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT 170—DISTRICTWIDE FACILITIES MASTER PLAN

             Dixon, IL

             District-wide k-12 Facilities Master Plan

 

AQUARIAN CHARTER SCHOOL— EDUCATIONAL SPECIFICATIONS

             Anchorage, AK

             Educational Specifications for a K-5 Charter school

 

CAMPBELL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL—SOUTH CAMPUS RENEWAL PROJECT, CCSD 1

             Gillette, WY

Visioning, Programming, Planning & Ed Specs

In association with MOA Architecture

 

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS-UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL RENEWAL PROJECT

             Cleveland Heights, OH

Visioning, Programming, Planning & Ed Specs, Design Collaboration

In association with Balog Steines Hendricks & Manchester Architects

 

NEW HARRISONBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL, HARRISONBURG CITY SCHOOLS

             Harrisonburg, VA

Visioning, Programming, Planning for a replacement middle school

In association with Crabtree Rohrbaugh & Associates

 

St. MICHAELL THE ARCHANGEL HIGH , CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KANSAS CITY

Kansas City, MO

Programming & Planning for a new 700-student high school. 

In association with Hollis+Miller Architects

 

WYOMING SCHOOL FACILITIES DEPARTMENT, 6-DISTRICT CAPACITY STUDY

             Statewide, WY

Capacity strategies & analysis of 110 schools

In association with MOA Architecture

 

STATE COLLEGE AREA HIGH SCHOOL RENEWAL PROJECT

             State College, PA

Educational Facility Visioning, programming & planning & educational specifications

 

SUCCESS (ALTERNATIVE) HIGH SCHOOL, ROUND ROCK ISD

             Round Rock, TX

Educational Facility Visioning, programming & planning

In association with O’Connell Robertson Architects

 

YORKVILLE HIGH SCHOOL RENEWAL PROJECT

             Yorkville, IL

Educational Facility Visioning, programming & planning

In association with Concept 3 Architects

 

WESTWOOD ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL, CAMPBELL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1

             Gillette, WY

Educational Facility Visioning, programming & planning & educational specifications

In association with MOA Architecture

 

WINTON WOODS CITY SCHOOLS MASTER PLAN VISIONING

             Winton Woods, OH

District-Wide Educational Visioning, supported by the Ohio School Facilities Commission In association with Warner Concepts, Inc.

 

APTAKISIC JUNIOR HIGH LIBRARY

Buffalo Grove, IL

Conceptual Design & FFE for 21st century Library renewal

 

JOPLIN  EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL

Joplin, MO

Programming & Planning for a new middle school to replace the one destroyed by the 2011 tornado.  In association with Hollis+Miller Architects

 

NEW JOPLIN  ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Joplin, MO

Programming & Planning for a new elementary school on the same site as Joplin East Middle School. In association with Hollis+Miller Architects

 

WELLSPRING CENTER FOR PROFESSIONAL FUTURES

A Public-Private Partnership in Tupelo, MS

Planning, programming & concept design for a new career center which will serve high school students from 8 surrounding school districts.

In association with the CREATE Foundation & ArchitectureSOUTH

 

ORANGE SCHOOLS DISTRICTWIDE MASTER PLAN

Orange, OH

Educational Visioning and long-term master planning

In association with  Legat & Kingscott and Van Auken Akins Architects

 

HELENA SCHOOL DISTRICT MASTER PLAN

Helena School District: MT

Educational Visioning and long-term master planning

In association with DLR Group

 

KELLY WALSH HIGH SCHOOL RENEWAL

Natrona County School District: WY

Planning, programming & concept design for an 1,800 student high school

In association with RB+B Architects

 

OLYMPIA SCHOOL DISTRICT MASTER PLAN

Olympia School District: WA

Educational Visioning and long-term master planning

In association with McGranahan Architects

 

NEW PRAIRIE WIND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Laramie County School District 1: Cheyenne, WY

Planning & programming for a new 3 section elementary school

In association with by Architectural Means

 

NEW BIG PINEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Sublette County School District 1: Big Piney, WY

Planning & programming for a new 3 section elementary school

In association with by Architectural Means

 

NEW LINCOLN MIDDLE SCHOOL

Schiller Park School District 41: Schiller Park, IL

Planning & programming for a new 450 student middle school

In association with STR Partners

Also Owner’s Representative (contract  with Owner through construction)

Also Educational furnishings and equipment (FFE) planning and specifications

 

RIVER FOREST FACILITIES UTILIZATION STUDY

River Forest School District 90: IL

Utilization & Capacity Assessments for all District facilities

 

GIRDWOOD K-8 SCHOOL RENEWAL

Anchorage School District: Girdwood, AK

Educational Specifications for the renewal of an existing k-8 rural school

 

NEW ST. VRAIN  VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

             St. Vrain Valley School District, Longmont, Colorado

Educational Facility Planning for a 1,000 student (core for 1,800) new high school

In association with klipp

 

WHALEY CENTER SCHOOL RENEWAL

Anchorage School District: Anchorage, AK

Renewal of a 2-school campus for children with emotional/behavioral challenges

 

MARYSVILLE-PILCHUCK HIGH SCHOOL RENEWAL PLANNING

             Marysville School District, Marysville, Washington

Educational Specifications for renovation of an existing 1,600 student high school

In association with DLR Group, Seattle  and  Architects of Achievement

 

RYAN MIDDLE SCHOOL

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Fairbanks, Alaska

Educational planning for 650 student middle School

With Mike Muir, Director, Maine Center for Meaningful Engaged Learning

CHURCHILL COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL

Northern Lights School Division, La Ronge, Saskatoon, Canada

In association with Friggstad Downing Henry Architects

Visioning & planning for a 600 student 7-12 community school

 

WINNETKA PUBLIC SCHOOL NURSERY

Public/Private Partnership Preschool in Winnetka, IL

Renewal of existing facilities for 220-student preschool

In association with Nicholas Clark Architects

 

GLEN ELLYN FACILITIES UTILIZATION STUDY

Glen Ellyn School District 41: Glen Ellyn, IL

Utilization & Capacity Assessments for all District facilities

 

BARNETTE MAGNET SCHOOL

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District

Planning and Educational Specifications for a 400 student K-8 specialty magnet school

In association with USKH

 

K-12 DISTRICT STANDARD EDUCATIONAL SPECIFICATIONS

Anchorage School District: Anchorage, Alaska

Elementary, Middle & High School Educational Specifications to be used District-wide

 

NEW SUSITNA VALLEY JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL

Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District: Sunshine, Alaska

Planning and Educational Specifications for a 225 student 7-12 replacement school

In association with McCool Carlson Green Architects

 

FRED & SARA MACHETANZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District: Palmer, Alaska

Planning and Educational Specifications for a new 470 student prototype elementary

In association with McCool Carlson Green Architects

 

NEW ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOLS

Montgomery Public Schools, Montgomery, Alabama

Planning consultations for a new elementary, new high, and 2 new middle schools

In association with DeJong & Associates

 

LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

             Small Schools Initiative, Los Angeles, California

             Assessments & Recommendations for transforming existing high schools

             Working with Architects of Achievement       

 

PALMER RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL

Lewis-Palmer School District, Monument, Colorado

Visioning & Planning for a new 1,600 student high school

In association with H+L Architecture

 

MARYSVILLE GETCHELL HIGH SCHOOL

Marysville School District, Marysville, Washington

Programming, Planning & Ed Specs for a new 1,600 student high school

In association with DLR Group, Seattle   and  Architects of Achievement

 

NEW PROTOTYPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Clark County School District: Las Vegas, Nevada

Planning and Programming for the 2007-08 District prototype Elementary Schools

In association with DCC Architects

 

NEW PROTOTYPE MIDDLE SCHOOL

Clark County School District: Las Vegas, Nevada

Planning and Programming for the 2007-08 District prototype Middle Schools

In association with DCC Architects

 

CLARK MIDDLE SCHOOL

Anchorage School District: Anchorage, Alaska

Educational Specifications & concept plans for a 1,050 student Title 1 middle school

 

WEST ANCHORAGE HIGH SCHOOL RENEWAL

Anchorage School District: Anchorage, Alaska

Supplemental Educational Specifications for a 2,000 student high school

 

ROMIG MIDDLE SCHOOL RENEWAL

Anchorage School District: Anchorage, Alaska

Supplemental Educational Specifications for a 1,050 student school

 

WEST/ROMIG EXISTING FACILITY ASSESSMENT

Anchorage School District: Anchorage, Alaska

Pre-design Assessment & Update to 1998 Educational Specifications and Preliminary Planning for an existing Middle School & High School combined campus for 2,675 students, grades 7-12.

 

NEW SOUTH CHEYENNE HIGH SCHOOL

Laramie County School District Number 1; Cheyenne, Wyoming

Pre-Design & Ed Specs, for a new 1,350 student comprehensive high school

In association with DLR Group, Colorado Springs

 

EAST HIGH SCHOOL

Laramie County School District Number 1; Cheyenne, Wyoming

Facility Assessment, Ed Specs, & Pre-Design for a 1,350 student high school

In association with Architecture Plus

 

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

Laramie County School District Number 1; Cheyenne, Wyoming

Facility Assessment, Ed Specs, & Pre-Design for a 1,350 student high school

In association with By Architectural Means

 

Updated: July 2015

 

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Much of our work is contracted directly with school districts, however BrainSpaces also enjoys working in association with architects and other consultants.  In addition to recognizing our clients, the following project list identifies and includes links to these associated firms wherever applicable.  Thanks to everyone!

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Prairie Wind Elementary

Palmer Ridge High School