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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.

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