A. Maceo Smith
New Tech High School
Location: Dallas, Texas
Client Name: Dallas ISD
Kline Hardin was the Architect providing full architectural services from schematic designs through Construction Administration and Close-out in a Two Phase Project.
Main Consultants and Staff Members:
Kline Hardin & Associates Staff
Brent Kline - Principal-in-Charge, Project Architect
Rebecca Pedrick – Project Architect
Relevant Project Features
A Maceo Smith New Tech High School consisted of:
The renovation included:
The existing High School Building was selected to converted to a New Tech High School.
The New Tech System requires a flexible system where students can move about the building and work in teams.
The existing building needed to be modified to allow transparency from classroom to corridor and classroom to classroom. So, lots of windows were added along the corridors.
The Team Learning also was encourage by the development of Collaboration Areas in the corridors and Two business Centers
Science Labs were upgrades.
The Library was converted to a Media Center and an Open Entrance Portal was created to Encourage a free flow from corridor to the Media Center.
The main entry was modified to blend in with the Collaboration Areas Concept.