The client’s recommendations were straightforward and obvious – develop a heart for influenced premature childhood understanding and advancement to the youngsters of Chesapeake workforce. In typical Chesapeake fashion, they wanted it being the top – a risk-free place where by father and mother and guardians could can come any time for you to spend time with their children and be a part health of their lifestyles while at your place of function.
We set out to artwork the design childhood improvement center while in the country, wasting around a year doing quite a lot of exploration. What Chesapeake has today is often a fantastic center where kids are well prepared to make the following levels of training and parents and guardians are actively concerned with everything proceeds while using the kids.
To Chesapeake’s credit we obtained the chance to introduce fine art and architecture to children at an first age. For us, the architecture may be regarded as part from the learning knowledge.
Location: Oklahoma City, USA
Architect: Elliott + Associates Architects
Client: Chesapeake Energy Corporation Aubrey K McClendon, CEO
Project name: Chesapeake Child Development Center 1
Completed: May 2011
Scope: 60,000 sq. ft.
Rand Elliott, FAIA,
Bill Yen, AIA
Ken Fitzsimmons, AIA
Karl Wolf, Project Manager for TASK Design
Photographer: Scott McDonald
Awards: INTERIOR DESIGN National, 2012 “Best of Year” Winner in Education Category