Architecture-Education

The Goddard School of Plymouth Meeting

The Sheward Partnership was commissioned by Be Amazing, LLC to design an 8,700 SF childcare center as a franchise of the Goddard School (GSI) in Plymouth Meeting, PA.

Mayfair Elementary School

The Sheward Partnership was commissioned by the School District of Philadelphia to design a combination addition and renovation of Mayfair Elementary School, located in Northeast Philadelphia.

Jules E. Mastbaum Area Vocational Technical School

The Sheward Partnership was commissioned by the School District of Philadelphia to provide professional design services for a major renovation to the existing Jules E. Mastbaum Area Vocational Technical School. Mastbaum Area Vocational Technical School is a 6-story brick and stone faced building constructed in 1929. In 1967, an addition was added on the west of the building. The renovation involved the expansion of many of the existing smaller classrooms to meet the requirements of the State Department of Education as well as major upgrades and repairs to the building infrastructure.

Commodore John Barry School

The Sheward Partnership, (Associate Architects) and prime consultant Ross Barney Architects (Architect of Record) were commissioned by the School District of Philadelphia to design the new Commodore John Barry Elementary School at the corner of 59th and Race Streets in West Philadelphia. The design challenge for this project was to provide a first rate academic facility on a tight urban site. To maximize outdoor play areas and neighborhood green space, a four-story school was designed. The K-8 school has 46 classrooms and additional instructional spaces for art, science, vocal music and technical education. The Sheward Partnership was fully responsible for the LEED certification process. The project achieved LEED Gold certification under the LEED for New Construction v2.2 Rating System.

Bridesburg School

The Sheward Partnership was commissioned by the School District of Philadelphia to design a new 36,500 square foot addition and 35,000 square foot renovation of the existing K-6 Bridesburg School located in North Philadelphia. The new program included administration and cafeteria spaces, as well as extensive classroom additions and improvements. The Sheward Partnership also served as the LEED and Sustainability Consultant. The project achieved LEED Gold certification under the LEED for Schools v2.0 Rating System.