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 and 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.

The Delaware Area Career Center project incorporates flexible 21st Century learning environments. It serves students in various fields, including Engineering Technology, Construction and Robotics, and 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 and entailed the renovation of 100,000sf and a major addition to deliver an innovative, future-focused educational facility."
– Brandi Bresser, Vice President of Architecture, SHP