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The Classical Academy Additions, Colorado Springs, CO

The Classical Academy Additions
The Classical Academy Additions
The Classical Academy Additions
The Classical Academy Additions
The Classical Academy Additions
The Classical Academy Additions
The Classical Academy Additions
The Classical Academy Additions

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In 2016 Academy School District 20 passed a bond election to fund much needed construction projects. The Classical Academy (TCA) was fortunate to receive funding for the design and construction of additions to their North Campus K-12 facility. The existing building includes an elementary wing, secondary wing and connecting lobby and gymnasium that served the entire school.



In school construction, every dollar and every square foot matters. An overriding design principal was to get the most out of the budget, to get the most value into the building. Working with the TCA staff and administrators in a collaborative process the design build team was able to achieve these goals.



The Design / Build team of Nunn Construction, Inc. and the LKA Partners, Inc. designed two additions. The West Elementary Addition includes a cafeteria, kitchen, music room, and gymnasium which also serves as a practice facility for the secondary students. The cafeteria serves as a stage opening to the gymnasium.



The East Addition provides space for a student commons / cafeteria, a 635 seat auditorium, a black box theater, drama dressing rooms, a set shop, and prop and piano storage rooms. The auditorium is a state of the art facility unrivaled for Colorado High School Facilities. The latest in available theatrical audio, lighting, and rigging systems is provided, as well as an orchestra shell and orchestra pit with removable cover. Fly space for automated motorized battens for lighting and scenery completes this exciting new facility.