BROOKLYN FRIENDS Upper SCHOOL Brooklyn, NY
Architect – FXFOWLE ARCHITECTS
This college preparatory Upper School built a new 45,000 s.f. facility within a downtown multi-use development. Spread across three floors, the challenge was to maintain the identity of a small, close-knit academic community. The lighting design served this concept by using a limited vocabulary of simple, modern, geometric shapes to connect the disparate spaces and reflect the urban nature of the building envelope. A dot/dash pattern of recessed fixtures mark room entries and display walls in the 3 floors of corridors. Lighting was provided for a broad range of academic spaces such as multi-purpose café, gymnasium, arts studios and traditional classroom settings.