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Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That’s why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they’re our communities too. This allows us to assess what’s needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what’s never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

Alvin ISD—Shadow Creek High School

Alvin ISD—Shadow Creek High School

New 3-story, 558,108-sq. ft. high school serving 2,500 students, grades 9- 12. Includes auditorium, natatorium, football, soccer, baseball, and softball fields. Also includes a district maintenance building.

 

Belton ISD—North Belton Middle School

Belton ISD—North Belton Middle School

This is a new middle school facility for a rapidly growing suburban school district. Originally conceived as a resite, the school was designed as an original plan to address growth and changing needs.

Bryan ISD—Sul Ross Elementary School

The new two-story elementary school infuses the elements of nature on the site into the educational learning spaces throughout the building. The existing grove of trees present on the north end of the existing building served as a launching point for the new design. An open concept for the learning commons as well as the introduction of open flexible spaces around the classrooms give immediate access both physically and visually to the rest of the school and to the courtyard.

Coppell ISD—Richard J. Lee Elementary

Coppell ISD—Richard J. Lee Elementary School

This new, compact, Net ZERO, 2 story transformational learning environment is visually open and makes excellent use of space. The client desired a nontraditional curriculum and the exterior expresses this unique plan. The design provides a variety of choices for task-focus or casual spaces, giving students responsibility for their own learning, while teachers facilitate. Instead of traditional classrooms, grades are organized into learning communities placed around a central collaboration space.

Corsicana ISD—Corsicana Middle School

This 158,000 SF replacement middle school was built on a new site adjacent to the existing high school and stadium. The design combines traditional exterior architecture with a 21st century, student-centered learning environment. The school is organized around an open multipurpose space that includes an open media center, large group instruction, and dining. Main academic wings are located at the north end and include informal breakout spaces and access to daylight in every classroom.

Del Valle ISD—Del Valle High School Athletic Facility Addition

This addition to an existing high school campus provides locker rooms, coaches/athletic/athletic trainer offices and support, and indoor athletic training space. Designed to be used by all grades, this space provides lockers for football and boys and girls sports. The facility serves students in band, color guard, dance & drill team, and cheerleaders. The project included enhancements to the existing stadium, separation of home and visitor parking/entries, a play area and tailgating area.

Frisco ISD—Career and Technology School Addition

Frisco ISD—Career and Technology School Addition

Central challenge was to create flexible learning environments that supported knowledge and skills necessary for the careers of the future. Complementary new program and building space was integrated into one of the most innovative career centers in the country. Culmination of a vision that started 15 years ago with the development of a career education center supporting multiple high schools on a master planned site that includes central administration and a comprehensive high school campus.

Frisco ISD—Lebanon Trail High School

Frisco ISD—Lebanon Trail High School

A new lebanon & softball complex for high school boys and girls teams, each with a competition and practice fields, covered seating, fans, press boxes, artificial turf fields, and batting cage building to replace natural turf field with drainage uses, uncovered bleachers and no concessions.

Frisco ISD—Rick Reedy High School

Frisco ISD—Rick Reedy High School

The new 325,000 SF high school serves as a centerpiece of the neighborhood, creating a new culture that connects the school to its community. It is small enough to provide each student with a full spectrum of curriculum and high quality amenities that prepares students for future success. With the community’s preference for traditional architecture, the design balances a Romanesque revival style in a modern growing community, and creates a tradition-rich campus feel.

Harlingen CISD—School of Health Professions

Harlingen CISD—School of Health Professions

This is a new specialty school designed as a magnet school for attracting area students to health professions areas of study.

Harts Bluff ISD—Harts Bluff Middle School “The Bridge”

Harts Bluff ISD—Harts Bluff Middle School “The Bridge”

The scope for this transformational school included creating a master plan to support their vision of a comprehensive K-12 campus. It also included designing a new Middle School addition with renovation work to the existing school exterior that aligned with the new building architecture. Interior renovation work of the existing school included replacement of select finishes in corridors. The goal was to design interior spaces that supported their current project based curriculum.

Hays CISD—McCormick Middle School

Hays CISD—McCormick Middle School

“The design team worked closely with the district and community to create a new middle school that fused 21st century ideas and an efficient building design, maximizing learning space and increasing value for the district. Flexibility and transparency are central to the design, providing instructional adaptability and learning at different scales. Open flex spaces in corridors accommodate a variety of functions, and every classroom has a direct view for added supervision and increased connection.”

Highland Park ISD—University Park Elementary

Schools in this top performing district date back to the early 20th century and are cherished by the residents, with many children attending the same schools their parents once did. To help address the aging facilities and population growth, the district built a new elementary school, the first in 70 years. With limited sites available, the district chose a very small, four-acre site with a 20-foot fall. The challenging site resulted in a three-story building with an underground parking garage.

Houston ISD—Sterling Aviation High School

Houston ISD—Sterling Aviation High School

“The aviation high school is grounded by the promise to provide future-ready learning environments for students, which includes state of the art aviation technology, flexibility to embrace multiple program delivery methods, and learning commons that support individual and collaborative learning styles. It boosts of the country’s first privately owned hangar. This robust learning environment was created to address multiple approaches to the delivery of education with evolving pedagogies.”

Irving ISD—Elise Walker Outdoor Learning Center

A unique partnership between the District, the City, and nearby Community College to realize a vision for a center where hands-on environmental education is made possible. The Outdoor Learning Center provides unique learning opportunities for students and faculty. Every indoor and outdoor space was designed to allow flexible use by multiple users. The 25-acre outdoor classroom allows students to explore as they journey through the trail system to study ecosystems, habitats and food chains.

Judson ISD—Copperfield Elementary

Judson ISD—Copperfield Elementary

The school’s identity is based on the Texas landscape, and flexible design supports knowledge sharing in formal and informal learning environments. Classroom pods with transparent operable walls open to multipurpose flex zones allowing collaboration and crosspollination between curricula. Technology is prevalent with iPads in every classroom and touchscreens in the corridors and flex zone. Energy efficient design promotes sustainable practices and maximizes use of outdoors for informal learning.

Judson ISD—Veterans Memorial High School

Judson ISD—Veterans Memorial High School

  • “New 265,000 sf comprehensive high school – the high-growth district’s first in over 12 years – results of successful planning and collaboration
  • Provides students diverse learning environments and programs for academic and career success
  • Partnership with a local college allows students to earn transferable credits hours toward a Bachelor’s degree at no cost
  • Represents community pride and dedication to providing opportunities for future generations”
Katy ISD—Robert R. Shaw Center for STEAM

Katy ISD—Robert R. Shaw Center for STEAM

The 24,000 SF new facility, is a free standing building adjacent to the districts’ Career and Technology Center. The building contains 8 project bays which act as design/build space for activities related to science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, and is designed for future expansion. Flex classroom space is provided for further collaboration and instruction, as well as a centralized high bay space for project testing and demonstrations, community events, and staff development.

Klein ISD—Klein High School

Klein ISD—Klein High School

Multi-phased replacement of the original high school of 11 existing/unsecure buildings designed and constructed while classes remained in session. The multi-story design solution organized the HS under one roof, reducing building footprint by 60%. The student-centered environment is supported by flexible spaces that accommodate various teaching/learning modes, enhanced technology infrastructure/1:1 technology, and state-of-the-art hands-on facilities for athletics, fine arts & CATE.

Little Elm ISD—Prestwick STEM Academy

Little Elm ISD—Prestwick STEM Academy

A rapidly growing District sought to relieve exceeding capacities of its elementary and middle school facilities by creating a new K-8 Academy. The vision was to introduce STEM curriculum and 21st Century learning to the historically rural, now suburban community, and redefine learning to create future global leaders. The result is a compact 2-story and highly efficient learning environment with flexible and adaptable spaces that offer the learner multiple learning venues throughout the day.

Lytle ISD—Lytle Elementary

Lytle ISD—Lytle Elementary School

Located in small rural district, project includes total renovation of existing elementary of 53,000-square feet and the addition of 15,000-square feet of space. School is designed as an open, collaborative learning environment, which includes utilizing the enhanced technological and sustainable features to further the educational experience.

Manor ISD—New Tech Middle School

This new middle school is part of the New Tech network, utilizing a Project Based Learning pedagogy. Discussions with the planning committee indicated that the design must accommodate a variety of group sizes and activities ranging from quiet, solo study to loud, group work. An open design will accomplish this flexibly, furnished with mobile tables, chairs and whiteboards. This is a new comprehensive, three-level school with a total area of 120,000 sf in phase one and 8,000 sf in phase two.

McKinney ISD—McKinney North High School

McKinney ISD—McKinney North High School

Additions and Renovations to an existing High school to expand fine arts; enhance the Career and Technical Education programs in the fields of Health Science, Robotics, and Aviation; improve safety and security of all students; address end of life items; and update the aesthetics of the building to help with lowering enrollment.

New Caney ISD—Infinity Early College High School

This new two-story facility houses the district’s early college high school program and was designed in partnership with the local community college to mimic a collegiate environment. The small footprint and flexible areas outside classrooms encourage self-directed learning, with multi-purpose spaces such as the lecture hall opening to extend into the dining commons a feature that lends value to every square foot.

Northwest ISD—Northwest ISD Outdoor Learning Center

Northwest ISD—Northwest ISD Outdoor Learning Center

The District, committed to providing experiential learning for all students, invested in an outdoor learning center to serve up to 650 students a day on 193 acres. The site has ponds, woodlands, and wetlands with designed trails to offer opportunities for teaching and learning. New facilities include the “Great Hall” and three pavilions that can hold from 100 to 600 people. The Great Hall, as the main entry point, provides various sized indoor community, business, and district functions.

Pflugerville ISD—Dearing Elementary

Pflugerville ISD—Dearing Elementary

The district wanted to use an already highly successful prototype as a benchmark to raise the bar for energy efficiency. It was imperative that this school acted as a catalyst for future sustainable strategies for the district. The architect created a net-zero prototype that challenged the norms of sustainable design and transformed the learning environment. By using smart design solutions, this school not only fulfilled the district’s initial requirement – it exceeded their expectations

Spring Branch ISD—Rummel Creek Elementary

Spring Branch ISD—Rummel Creek Elementary

The vintage 1962 campus was the last Elementary School rebuilt in district’s 2007 bond. The project vision is to create a strong connection between the building and its park like setting in the established neighborhood while creating a thriving 21st century learning environment. The new two-story facility serves 750 students PK – 5th grade. The school was replaced on its original site, including one existing re-purposed building fused with the new facility to create a cohesive campus.