June 26, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 26

Architects Unveil Dazzling Visions For New School

School Board Interviews Design Teams; Building Plan Called Legacy Project

Sleek drawings and artful computer presentations dazzled the Glasgow School Board on Tuesday as they interviewed three design teams for the $16.8 million school construction project.

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Samar Fay / The Courier
Glasgow School Board members participate in a visioning exercise, choosing design photos they liked and didn’t like. From left are trustees Patt Etchart and Alison Molvig, Superintendent Bob Connors and trustee Nick Dirkes.

Each multidisciplinary team had an hour and a half to impress the board with their creativity and competence.

The Glasgow project is big, complicated and tightly scheduled. The design teams recognized the opportunity it represents to create a lasting legacy here – one called it a “once-in-a-generation chance.”

The plan calls for building a new Irle School right next to the old one while school is in sess...

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