||Comprehensive alterations and additions to an existing raised ranch style home in Williston, Vermont for use as an alternative school offering preschool, kindergarten thru second grade classes. Open planning, nature, environment, friendly and informal atmosphere, and nontraditional aesthetics were key program challenges.
Extensive use of natural lighting and many interior windows and glass doors create an extremely light feeling and easy visual connections throughout the building.
Use of low VOC paints, cellulose insulation, wood siding, metal roofing, air-to-air heat exchange, radiant flooring and compact fluorescent lighting are logical choices for highest quality human comfort levels.
Exterior graphics recalling trees and fields are accomplished with clapboards, shingles and MDO plywood.