Menlo School Athletic Center // Atherton, California

Design build project for new facility consisting of two gymnasiums, six locker rooms, a wellness center, classrooms, training facilities, and operations offices for coaching and facilities staff. Design takes the advantage of the site’s below-grade location to use the naturally cool earth to buffer the interior temperature, reducing the need for air conditioning. Natural ventilation is introduced through the bleacher seats (1000 person capacity) while the height of the structure allows warm air to stratify above the lights and ductwork.

LEED Silver Certified

Owner: Menlo School
Scope: 55,000 SF
Cost: $18 Million
Completion: 2010

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