Grade level pods have large and small spaces to allow for flexibility. Grades 3-5 feature operable glass walls to allow for team teaching in 1,620 sf of space.
A variety of Extended Learning Areas (ELAs) are integrated into the corridors for small group work and tutoring.
Another example of ELAs being incorporated to maximize the space and provide unique learning areas.
Small spaces are maximized as ELAs to provide space for group work, one-on-one discussions or a quiet area for study.
An open media center, with no corridor walls, allows for collaboration and multi-functional use by both students and staff.
A fully-enclosed courtyard designed for outdoor learning zones related to art, theater, science, reading and play.

Kramer Elementary

Oxford, OH

Project Description

Kramer Elementary’s close proximity to a world-class university has resulted in an extremely diverse mix of students and faculty. Amazingly, 27 different countries and 19 languages are represented on campus, a vast difference from the average Ohio school. With an equally-diverse design committee, we listened carefully and incorporated cultural-specific design elements in spaces.

This unique school was designed to be a safe, healthy and energy efficient learning environment with appropriate life cycle costs. The facility is designed with the ability to easily add classrooms in the future while making the best possible education decision and solution for the students.

Year Completed


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