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Greenwich Academy – Patsy G. Howard Upper School


Project Location: Greenwich, Connecticut

Architect: Skidmore Owings & Merrill, LLP

Construction Manager: Turner Construction Company

Description: New 45,000 square foot Upper School academic building. Two-story structure on steeply sloping site. Combination of steel and glued laminated timber framing systems. Fully landscaped roof with grade level access from high side of site. Extensive use of concrete retaining walls for building walls and site walls, including walls restrained by tie-down anchors. Underpinning required at adjacent buildings. Project also included conversion of turn-of-the-century former Rockefeller estate into an interim classroom facility.

Year Completed: 2002

Awards and Certifications:
AIA New England, 2005 Honor Award for Design Excellence
AIA Connecticut 2004 Design Award
Connecticut Building Congress Project Team Award - New Construction

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