Breakthrough Magnet School
This 60,000-SF school accommodates students from Pre-K through 8th Grade enrolled in a curriculum that stresses character development and conflict resolution. The design of the building arranges the classrooms along a curving corridor oriented toward the lawns and playing fields. The building includes a “green roof” as an outdoor teaching space. Other features of the school include an outdoor amphitheater, a large gymnasium and auditorium space, and a media center and library.

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The jury that awarded the competition reacted favorably to the design’s child-friendly and homelike appearance.

CLIENT

City of Hartford

LOCATION

Hartford, Connecticut

YEAR COMPLETED

2006

SIZE

60,000 SF

COST

$17,500,000

QA+M Architecture is a full-service architectural firm that provides programming, planning and interior design for clients in commercial, community, education, healthcare, historical, housing, and recreational/athletic markets. Staffed by 34 dedicated professionals, including 14 licensed architects, QA+M has grown to be the 4th largest architectural firm in the Greater Hartford area.

ADDRESS

195 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT 06032

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