KBJ Architects, Inc.
510 North Julia Street . Jacksonville, Florida 32202 904.356.9491 Phone 904.356.1031 Fax
500 Delaney Avenue Suite 301 . Orlando, Florida 32801 407.839. 5501 Phone 407.356.0668 Fax AA C000001
DOUGLAS ANDERSON SCHOOL OF THE PERFORMING ARTS Jacksonville, Florida
KBJ Architects has designed additions, renovations, site improvements and remodeling for the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts. The new construction included a re-design of the main entry providing a multi-purpose circulation space to provide access to the main offices of administration and the classrooms on campus. Additional construction included a state of the art Media Center for film production, editing, and viewing, a recording control room and studio, a multipurpose rehearsal hall for all the arts, multiple theatrical and music practice rooms, a drafting area for theatrical set design, various music and vocal labs, and multi-purpose conference / lounging rooms. Each space provides the latest tools necessary to promote a student's growth and advancement in all fields of the performing arts. The new systems are integrated with existing systems to provide campus- wide access to resources and technologies
Renovations to existing buildings have provided 5 new art labs, a reading room, computer lab, chemistry lab, creative writing labs, and a renovation of the main administration building mentioned above. Additionally, the project provided exterior enhancement of existing buildings and replacement of windows. The project includes major maintenance to replace a 30 ton air cooled chiller in the existing music suite, re-duct, re-control replace all wall hung units, rewiring of electrical systems to accommodate new technologies in old buildings, and a redesign of the mechanical systems for the campus.
Duval County Public School Board
Total: 87, 497 sf