Eagle Academy PCS

Washington, DC -

Eagle Academy PCS at McGogney is a full renovation and addition to a former DCPS school. The 87,000 sf project accommodates 770 students. The new building exterior is composed primarily of polycarbonate multiwall sheets, creating a lantern effect and neighborhood icon.

PHASE A: Fast-tracked renovation of a 1965 era, 60,000 SF public elementary school including a complete retrofit of plumbing, mechanical, and electrical systems. Project also included removal and replacement of all windows and new partitions for administrative/office spaces, special education spaces, and early education programs.

PHASE 1B/C: The second stage consists of a new 21,000 SF addition to existing renovated and occupied school building. Addition houses a gym, pool, locker rooms, library, computer center and administrative offices.

Also included in this phase is the creation of approximately 6,000 SF of finished classroom space below existing elevated building. The project is LEED Gold Certified.

Awards

2016 AIA DC | Chapter Design Awards | Merit Award in Architecture
2015 AIA Potomac Valley | Chapter Design Awards | Gold Award
2015 AIA Potomac Valley | Chapter Design Awards | Honor Award
2015 AIA Virginia | Architecture Design Awards | Merit Award of Excellence
2014 AIA Northern Virginia | Design Awards | Award of Excellence

Photos by ALAN KARCHMER

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