Fairborn Primary School
Client: Fairborn City Schools
Location: Fairborn, Ohio
  • New 131,758sf PK-2 primary school.
  • Multi-purpose cafeteria provides space to eat, gather, play, and perform, with the added fun of an indoor slide and human-sized chessboard.
  • Successfully bid the project under budget while attaining their prioritized “wants” within the quickly changing construction bidding market.
Interesting Fact: "School within a School" design concept creating intimate communities within the building that support the large student population.

Servicing over 1,200 students, the building’s design and architecture create close-knit communities that support the school’s large student population. From details like its multi-purpose cafeteria to the indoor slide and human-sized chessboard, Fairborn represents the perfect blend of work and play that is paramount to student success.

"This project required a deep understanding of both student and school district needs, and the results could not have been better. The design allows the facility to deliver spaces suitable to students' needs while respecting the project's budgetary constraints."
– Mike Parkinson, Vice President of Architecture