Evergreen Country Day School

Golden, Colorado

Evergreen Country Day School

Project Description 

The new Evergreen Country Day school, Phase I is a K-8 academic, administrative, arts and athletic facility. The first phase included: art studio, cafeteria, dance studio, academic center, technology lab, science lab, administrative offices, athletic fields, library, great hall, indoor & outdoor performing arts venues.

The building is organized around the Great Hall, a light-filled, two-story space with mezzanine that frames the extraordinary views to the south. A main circulation corridor running perpendicular to the Great Hall links it with the classrooms to the east. All rooms have abundant natural daylight, achieving views for 90% or greater. Aluminum, thermally broken windows have Low E, insulating, high performance glazing.

Primary interior finishes include natural and cultured stone, maple hardwoods and trim, painted gypsum board, carpeting and natural and porcelain tile.

The structure is two stories, and is steel with cast-in-place concrete slab/foundations. Second level floors are cast concrete on metal deck. Exterior include cultured stone, plaster, cementitious siding, standing seam metal and TPO roofing for durability, sustainability, energy efficiency and reduced maintenance requirements.

Roofing materials were selected to minimize the roof's heat island effect. The Dance Studio, Cafetorium and Kindergarten were designed to achieve Enhanced Acoustical Performance.

The Mechanical system is Packaged DX gas-fired heating and cooling rooftop units with energy efficient CO2 monitoring and controls. as include variable frequency drives to regulate the fan speed/ motor horsepower based on heating and cooling loads of the conditioned space. A direct digital control (DDC) system provides precise monitoring and control of the temperature control system.

Quick Facts

Owner 

Evergreen Country Day School

Architect 

Jeselnick Architecture, P.C.

Size (SF)

38,257

Contract

$9.1 M

Type of Construction 

Ground Up

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