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February 8, 2012

Project of the Month: On Bainbridge, old-school design goes out the window

  • The students, staff and the community have discovered transparency has a civilizing effect.
    Special to the Journal

    Photos by Nic Lehoux [enlarge]
    Classrooms are on the second level. The inside is suffused with light, and a slight overhang creates a sheltered plaza area.

    The Commons is in demand as a performance venue for all of Bainbridge Island. It’s a kind of indoor amphitheater, with wide concrete steps that follow the slope of a hill. Most of the time it serves as an eating and meeting area for students.

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