IDG+ Architects has been honored to have the opportunity to design the Washington Middle School, District #186 Springfield Public Schools (SPS186).
IDG+ partnered with Springfield Public Schools 186 to provide architectural services on multiple projects through several phases of the school district’s $200M facilities plan.
Using our experience and understanding of design and the project planning process coupled with the teamwork of SPS 186, IDG+ has been able to execute projects at four of Springfield’s most iconic schools that will impact the community for generations to come.
Washington Middle School, located in Springfield, Illinois, is among the four iconic schools undergoing major renovations as part of the Springfield Public Schools 186's $200M facilities plan. The project, which is being spearheaded by IDG+ Architects in partnership with the school district, aims to improve the learning environment for students and enhance the school's overall infrastructure.
The Washington Middle School project is set to include a complete overhaul of the building's electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systems, as well as upgrades to the school's security features. The project involves the construction of new classrooms, administrative offices, and a cafeteria, all aimed at creating a more modern and functional learning space for students.
The partnership between IDG+ Architects and Springfield Public Schools 186 has been praised for its emphasis on collaboration and teamwork. IDG+ Architects' Associate Managing Principal, Aaron Gunn, stated that "we have a really great relationship with the school district, and we're working together to ensure that every project is executed with excellence and meets the needs of the students and faculty."
The Washington Middle School project is just one example of the Springfield Public Schools 186’s commitment to providing its students with top-notch facilities that are conducive to learning and growth further highlighting the school district's dedication to its students and community.
"Using our experience and understanding of design and the project planning process coupled with the teamwork of SPS 186, IDG has been able to execute projects at four of Springfield’s most iconic schools that will impact the community for generations to come."
~ Aaron Gunn
Client: District #186 Springfield Public Schools
Project Size (SF): 18,041 SF Addition; 8,472 SF renovation
Students Served: Approximately 572 students
Project Details: Provide new classrooms, science labs, cafeteria, and student resource spaces
Project Manager: Ben S. McMillan III, AIA
Project Team: Ismael Kabre, Joy Boleigha, Peggy Nordmann, Aaron Gunn
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