On Monday, September 19, 2022 Prince George’s County Public Schools held an Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Cherokee Lane Elementary School on Buck Lodge Road in Adelphi, MD. Maryland State Senators Malcom Augustine and Jim Rosapepe were among several guest speakers, along with school district administration. Thomas W. Gilbert, AIA, President of Gilbert […]
COAA Connect Spring 2022 – Need for Speed? Insights from a Modular Construction Project – May 11 to 13, 2022
On Thursday, May 12, 2022, Rod Frey, Jr., Assoc. AIA, presented at the COAA Connect Spring 2022 conference held in the SMC Campus Center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. The Construction Owners Association of America (COAA) is a national organization of public and private facilities Owners whose membership is predominately institutional Owners (higher education, […]
COAA-PA 2022 Spring Workshop, April 7, 2022
The Pennsylvania Chapter of COAA returned to in-person events on April 7 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College, PA, with over 135 attendees participating in a full day of educational offerings and networking opportunities. Rod Frey, Jr., Assoc. AIA, Studio Director with Gilbert Architects participated in the “Back to the […]
The New Cherokee Lane Elementary School is Being Set!
Cherokee Lane Elementary School, constructed off-site to facilitate a compressed construction schedule, has been transported to its permanent location in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Over the next three to four weeks, the units will be reconnected into one complete building. Exterior masonry and siding will be added onsite for a permanent finish. While the site […]
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Brick Mill Early Childhood Center in Appoquinimink School District
On Thursday, September 2, 2021 the Appoquinimink School District dedicated its newest Pre-K to K school, Brick Mill Early Childhood Center. State Senator Stephanie L. Hansen and State Representative Kevin S. Hensley were among several guest speakers, along with other school district administration. Thomas W. Gilbert, AIA, President of Gilbert Architects presented the golden key to […]
New Construction Delivery Method for Maryland Public Schools
Maryland Secretary of General Services, Ellington Churchill, Jr., and DGS Chief of Public Schools & Community Colleges, Clarence Felder, visited MODLOGIQ in New Holland, PA along with Gilbert Architects, Whiting-Turner, and Prince George’s County Public Schools to view the construction of the Cherokee Lane Elementary School. This multi-story, 95,827-square-foot, Pre-K to 5 facility will be […]
The New Cherokee Lane Elementary School is on the Move!
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 […]
Youth’s Benefit Elementary School is Finalist for the 2020 Wintergreen Leadership Awards
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 […]
Appoquinimink School District Dedicates Lorewood Grove Elementary School
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 […]
Montgomery County Planning Commission Awards Ceremony — November 14, 2018
Gilbert Architects Inc.’s 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.