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In the beginning stages of construction, The Ernie Pyle Middle School Sixth Grade Building is starting to take shape. What started with the installation of fifty-eight auger cast piles has quickly moved on to steel and concrete block erection, framing and HVAC installation. The recent erection of the second floor steel has made evident the presence the final project will have within the campus and the greater neighborhood. The project addresses many of today's educational design challenges regarding light, sound, comfort and student interaction. The design takes into account the overall campus circulation and raises all the general classroom space up on pilotis allowing for movement across the site and direct access to the existing basketball courts and the main play field. Incorporated into this exterior circulation space is a concrete pyramid which acts as an outdoor teaching area and gathering space for students as well as the western access… Read More »
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Baker A+D Wins 2016 AIA Merit Award A jury has selected the Ernie Pyle Middle School Fine Arts Renovation as the recipient of a 2016 AIA Albuquerque Merit Award. The jury called the project "a remarkable transformation that substantially elevated the presence of the arts programs on campus both visually and spiritually." The project brought an existing… Read More »

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