Cherokee Lane Elementary School, constructed off-site to facilitate a compressed construction schedule, is ready to be transported to its permanent location in Prince George’s County, Maryland. While the site was being prepared, 67% of the building was constructed off-site, complete with casework, flooring, paint, mechanical systems and fixtures. Over the next few weeks, the units […]
USGBC Maryland announced its finalists for the 2020 Wintergreen Leadership Awards recognizing Harford County Public Schools’ newest elementary school, Youth’s Benefit, as one of the best LEED projects in Maryland certified between January 1 and November 1 of 2019. Entered in the Green Schools, K-12 Award category, the 145,959 square-foot Youth’s Benefit Elementary School included […]
On Thursday, August 29, 2019 the Appoquinimink School District dedicated its newest elementary school, Lorewood Grove. U.S. Senator Chris Coons, Delaware Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long, and Delaware Secretary of Education Dr. Susan Bunting were among several guest speakers, along with other elected state officials and school district administration. Food trucks, performing members of the Middletown […]
Thomas W. Gilbert, AIA, REFP, presented to the Neumann University students enrolled in the Superintendent’s Leadership Course EDU 777. Adjunct Professor William N. Kiefer, Ed.D., retired administrator with the Cheltenham School District and retired U.S. Army Brig. General, teaches the Doctor of Educational Leadership Program. Dr. Kiefer has brought many future school superintendents to Gilbert […]
On April 26, 2019, an eighth-grade Marticville Middle School student from the Penn Manor School District participated in a Career Day Job Shadowing experience at Gilbert Architects Inc. The student’s goal was to see and experience what an architect does in a typical day. While the student was with us for only a few hours, […]
Yes. And, no. We all know the old elementary school lesson that all squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares, right? That’s the same concept at work here. Find out more in the ASBO Matters News Journal Spring/Summer 2019 publication. See Off-site Construction hybrid construction examples: the Millmont Elementary & 6th Grade Magnet […]
Gilbert Architects designed the Wallace Elementary School additions and renovations project. Wallace Elementary School was originally built in 1952, with additional work in 1991 and 2002. Full systemic renovations to the existing building included the replacement of the electrical systems, better energy-efficient lighting, replacement of the HVAC system converting to geothermal, and the addition of a […]
Gilbert Architects’ Cheltenham Elementary School project located in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County is a proud 2018 Montgomery Award Recipient. The Montgomery Award recognizes the best in planning and design in Montgomery County, PA for community vision, creative building design, and the creation of a sustainable landscape.
Thomas W. Gilbert, AIA, REFP, recently attended the A4LE International LearningSCAPES Conference held at The Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois for those who plan, design, equip, furnish and maintain places where students learn. LearningSCAPES provided groundbreaking educational sessions, inspiring keynotes and a showcase of state-of-the-art tools that move learning into the future. Keynote Speaker Dr. Michael […]
On November 2, 2018 Gilbert Architects’ team proudly celebrated the Groundbreaking Ceremony for Abington School District’s Abington Senior High School and the Stephen A. Schwarzman Center for Science and Technology project.