• Images courtesy of Lara Swimmer Photography.

  • Images courtesy of Lara Swimmer Photography.

  • Images courtesy of Lara Swimmer Photography.

  • Images courtesy of Lara Swimmer Photography.

Lower School, Oregon Episcopal School

Portland, OR

Project Categories

K-12 education

Business Type

New elementary school

Size

45,000 square feet

Designers created a system of green lights that alert students and teachers as to when temperatures outdoors are favorable to open the windows.

Architect

Hacker

Special features

  • Passive heating and cooling help the building stay energy efficient

  • Large windows offer an abundance of natural light, ventilation, foster a sense of connection to the outdoors, and add a learning component through operability