Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart

Lake Forest, Illinois

Located in Lake Forest, Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is an independent, Catholic college preparatory day and boarding school for young women. Our team developed three state-of-the-art science lab/classrooms and project support spaces at the school. The project consists of two multi-function biology/chemistry lab/classrooms, one physics lab/classrooms, two student project spaces and prep/storage spaces. Features high-efficiency mechanical units to reduce power usage and increase air quality for each of the science rooms. Solar panels were installed on the roof of the addition to provide on-site renewable energy. These panels are monitored by computers with their performance (energy output) being displayed in the hallway for students and visitors to see. The project also includes a water efficient landscaping plan including a bio-swale.

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Architect: Witmer & Associates