Highlands Student Life Center

Birmingham, Alabama

Client:
Highlands Day School

Project Size:
19,900 sq ft

The Highlands Student Life Center is a single-story,19,900 sq ft facility on The Highlands School campus. The main entry greets students, teachers, and visitors with 17-foot wood ceilings, pendant light fixtures, and abundant natural light. Interior spaces include four classrooms, two seminar rooms, a lunchroom, a full-service kitchen with walk-in cooler and freezer, a gym with a regulation-size basketball court, locker rooms, a faculty lounge, restrooms, and other support spaces. The facility also includes a storm shelter with FEMA-rated doors, frames, and hardware tested for wind speeds up to 250 mph.