The Caudill Class is a design standard presented to districts and architects selected from the field of projects that have received at least four stars from the six Areas of Distinction. Caudill Class recognition is not limited in number but in the opinion of the Caudill Jury is worthy of this special recognition.
|Austin ISD—Casis Elementary School
Casis Elementary School is a new construction project replacing an existing elementary school on the same site. Through engagement with the Casis community, it became apparent that the history and the original building design was cherished in the community. The dispersed courtyards and outdoor learning spaces created synergy between school, neighborhood, and nature. Preserving the connection between school, community, and nature became the central driving force in the new school design.
|Collin College/Allen ISD—Collin Technical Center
New construction of a career technical education center on a greenfield site in Allen, Texas.
|Fort Worth ISD—Amon Carter High School
This is a 110,00 SF addition that includes fine arts, CTE classrooms, core science classrooms, ROTC, and athletics field house. The renovation portion was to an existing building built in 1936 on the historic registry.
|Round Rock ISD—Redbud Elementary School
The new 123,000 sf elementary school was designed from the districts desire to bring biophilic design into the learning environment. Redbud Elementary was designed to inspire and bring joy to students. Featuring organic forms, natural hues and abundant sunlight, the new school is designed with specific biophilic principles in mind and demonstrates potential ways in which beneficial aspects and forms of nature can be integrated into educational spaces.