DACC South Campus Expansion
Client: Delaware Area Career Center
Location: Delaware, Ohio
  • 100,000sf addition and 85,000sf renovation.
  • New spaces are designed to support an active learning environment.
  • New exterior entry engages the community and builds excitement about technical education.
  • Classrooms open up to learning commons.
Interesting Fact: A variety of both high-bay and low-bay lab spaces support over 20 career technical programs.
Architecture|Interior Design

The renovation and expansion of the South Campus for Delaware Area Career Center brings flexible, 21st-century learning environments to students in Delaware County, Ohio and the surrounding area. The facility serves students in various fields, including engineering technology, construction and robotics, adult education services as well as public offerings such as cosmetology services and child daycare.

"I have come to realize that SHP prioritizes the importance of understanding education. They read, attend national conferences and take steps to learn about instruction, not just buildings."
– Mary Beth Freeman, Former Superintendent, Delaware Area Career Center
"The design consolidated two campuses into one to deliver an innovative, future-focused educational facility."
– Brandi Bresser, Vice President, Director of Architecture, SHP