The Tappé team recently toured several elementary school projects nearing completion.
Belmonte Elementary School | Saugus, MA
The tour began with Belmonte Elementary School in Saugus, MA. This addition/renovation project includes substantial interior and exterior updates.
Belmonte Elementary School Updates:
Renovated three-level classroom wing
Revamped gymnasium, cafeteria, and media center
Updated space for school district administration functions and opperations
Vibrant and coordinated color identified interior spaces and wayfinding
Ivan G. Smith Elementary School | Danvers, MA
The tour continued with Ivan G. Smith Elementary school in Danvers, MA. This new construction project includes a thoughtful and intentional design approach to the needs voiced by the Smith School, its students, and the Town of Danvers.
The new school also improves site integration by mitigating traffic/circulation bottlenecks and matching the character of the neighborhood. Universal design both inside and out allow for a seamless integration of learning and mobility. With a built capacity of 465 students, the 82,000 Sqft. school is on track to receive CHPS (Collaborative for High Performing Schools) Certification, ensuring a sustainable and healthy environments for students and teachers.
Some other highlights of the new Smith School include: