Achievement First Endeavor Charter School

Achievement First Endeavor Charter School

Achievement First Endeavor Charter School

Achievement First Endeavor Charter School is  located on Waverly Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. This adaptive reuse of a former ice cream factory is connected to a new gymnasium via a glazed stair tower to accomodate 700 students in Kindegarten through 8th grade.


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cafeteria
The cellar level cafeteria receives natural light via a sky-lit areaway at the rear of the building.
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Office spaces clad in metal panel are flanked by a glazed egress stair connecting all floors.
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The oversized tinted precast concrete stair brings light into the central corridor and builds the sense of community within the school.
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upper playroof
The roof level of the renovated classroom building is capped by an open playspace for the older grades, taking advantage of views out over Brooklyn and Manhattan.
Year
2009
Location
Brooklyn, New York
Client
Achievement First
Typology
Institutional, Academic
Size
74,400 SF
Design Team
Jonathan Marvel, Cat Travers, Vince Lee, Marta Sanders, Brien Strelau
Consultants
Civic Builders (Owner's Rep), Silman (Structural), Collado Engineering (MEPFP), Jim Conti Lighting Design (Arch Lighting), VDA (Vertical Transportation), Langan (Civil/Geotech), Romano Gatland (Food Service), Robart A. Hansen Associates (Acoustical, AV), CSI (Specifications), Design 2147 (Code), TM Inc. (IT/Security), Buro Happold (Sustainability), Accu-cost (Cost Estimation)
Photography Credits
Albert Vecerka/ESTO and Danny Bright
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