The recent addition to Pearl River Elementary School in Choctaw, Mississippi is a model for sustainability and environmental impact.
“From the standpoint of operating this facility, and building it, they wanted the project to be fairly green. We were able to succeed in that both in the way we did the building envelope and also with the mechanical and electrical systems,” said Roger Pryor, founding director architect, AIA, NCARB.
As for an overarching theme to the design, both inside and out, the architects at PryorMorrow were determined to listen and stay genuinely faithful to the traditions of the tribe. Throughout the facility, important symbols and images are carefully displayed and presented in a very authentic manner.
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