Roger E. Wellington Elementary School

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The new Roger E. Wellington Elementary School houses 680 students, ranging from preschool to grade 4.

Location
Belmont, MA
Completion
2012
Size
88,000 sf
Project Team
(at Burt Hill)
Koos Louw, Principal-in-Charge
Diana Nicklaus, Project Manager
Diana Ostberg, Assistant Project Manager, BIM Leader
 
Skanska USA, Contractor
Odeh Engineers, Structural Engineer
Garcia Galuska DeSousa, MEP
Jonathan Levi Architects , Design Architect/Architect of Record
Burt Hill, Associate Architect

Burt Hill/Stantec completed this project as the Associate Architect with Jonathan Levi Architects. The school is composed of two wings with a core of communal spaces. Sustainable design elements include use of light shelves to maximize daylight and displacement ventilation in all classrooms.

The new Roger E. Wellington Elementary School was one of the early Ch.149A projects at MSBA. The BIM model on the project was considered an exemplary collaboration tool in a public bid environment. The project sustainability goals are benchmarked by the California High Performance Schools rating system.

Saam team members participated in CM selection and Trade Contractors pre-qualification and were employees of Stantec Architecture for this project. Burt Hill/Stantec completed this project as the Associate Architect with Jonathan Levi Architects.

2013 Harleston Parker Award
2014 BSA Honor Award, Educational Facilities
CHPS Certified

See also this article in the Boston Globe

Wellington School 2
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Wellington School 11
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