Intermediate District 287, New Hope, Minnesota
New 157,500 square foot education facility.
The Award-winning North Education Center (NEC) is a special facility designed for unique learners. Serving students from early childhood through grade 12, the facility supports successful learning outcomes for students with a wide range of special education needs. A demountable wall systems creates a highly customizable and flexible space that can be easily adjusted to meet shifting needs. NEC is considered a premier facility for the delivery of innovative specialized services.
TSP engaged staff and administration in the design process to craft a facility solution that eliminates distractions that can inhibit learning while simultaneously maintaining safety and security for staff and students and also supporting the interactions that impact better learning outcomes.
Outstanding Design, Specialized Facility, 2013 Architectural Portfolio, American Schools & University
2013 Excellence Design Award, Environmental Design and Construction
Outstanding Design, Special-Needs Interiors, 2013 Educational Interiors Showcase, American Schools & University
2012 Choice Award, Minnesota Construction Association