19 Jun '17, 10am

Solar-powered Colorado school houses a sun-soaked learning environment

Solar-powered Colorado school houses a sun-soaked learning environment

It’s hard to compete with the gorgeous views of Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley, but architecture firm Studio B succeeded in complementing the landscape with their redesign of the Aspen Community School. Recipient of numerous AIA Colorado awards , the Aspen Community School is a light-filled learning environment in Woody Creek, a remote village northwest of Aspen, Colorado. Powered by rooftop solar panels, the new building is a renovation and expansion of an existing school for children from kindergarten through eighth grade.

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