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From the 2022 Architectural Portfolio: Gudy Gaskill Elementary School

May 12, 2023
The project was recognized in the Elementary Schools category.

Gudy Gaskill Elementary School in Centennial, Colo., is named for Coloradan mountaineer Gudy Gaskill. The campus and surrounding grounds fully incorporate the four-season, active Colorado lifestyle. The featured “learning trail” design element is inspired by the Highline Canal Trail that aligns with the school’s property. Curved ceiling and flooring patterns create a trail-like feel throughout the campus. Earthy colors and materials, such as boulders for flexible seating, enhance the rugged mountain motif. Each educational wing has classrooms with electric garage doors that open to an outdoor breakout area for interactive group sessions. The library features a large curtain wall that overlooks the expansive campus and provides natural light inside the building.

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