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Best Education Project 2011

Sedona-Oak Creek Red Rock High School Performing Arts Center

Sedona-Oak Creek Red Rock High School Performing Arts CenterDeveloper: Sedona-Oak Creek Unified School District
Contractor:
McCarthy Building Companies
Architect:
Orcutt-Winslow
Size:
23,000 SF
Location:
995 Upper Red Rock Loop Rd., Sedona
Completed:
August 2010

Red Rock High School’s new Performing Art Center combines sustainable building strategies and state-of-the-art technology for students and the community, while embracing the character of Sedona-Oak Creek. The arts center is the final portion of the construction and renovation project initiated by the school district and the community to expand educational and cultural resources. The 750-seat performance hall is on target to earn LEED Gold status. The project also includes a 850 KW solar component, which is among the largest school-related solar plants in the Southwest. The project also features the use of natural light, including large windows and skylights.



Honorable Mention: Mesa Community College Red Mountain Campus

Honorable Mention: Mesa Community College Red Mountain CampusNew Saguaro Building and Palo Verde Renovation

Developer: Maricopa Community Colleges
Contractor:
Johnson Carlier
Architect:
SmithGroup
Size:
36,995 SF
Location:
7110 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa
Completed:
August 2010