LEED Platinum Green Building Tour - April 12, 6-8 pm, Chiaravalle Montessori, Evanston

  • 12 Apr 2017
LEED Platinum Green Building Tour - April 12, 6-8 pm, Chiaravalle Montessori, Evanston
Event Description

LEED Platinum Green Building Tour Chiaravalle Montessori
April 12, 6-8 pm

Chiaravalle Montessori, 425 Dempster St, Evanston, IL 60201

Join USGBC-Illinois' on April 12 to visit and explore the LEED Platinum addition of the Chiaravalle Montessori School. The school’s North Wing is a model for environmental responsibility for the school and Evanston community while providing endless learning opportunities for students.
Explore how the community-based planning process and Montessori principles served as a design catalyst that built an innovative, student-centered learning environment, celebrates the Chiaravalle community, and expresses ecological principles inherent in Montessori curriculum.

Learning Objectives:

Learn how an architectural discovery process, aligned with Montessori principles, led to design goals that reflected environmental responsibility.
Understand how Chiaravalle Montessori’s goal of creating and supporting global citizens resulted in a LEED Platinum addition that makes learning central to the building’s design.
Explain how community and family enrich the curriculum and student experience, and how the building design responds to the need for shared community space.
Explain how technological and architectural innovations can be used to enhance a Montessori learning environment.

Stuart Brodsky, Senior Vice President, CannonDesign
Robyn McCloud-Springer, Head of School, Chiaravalle Montessori

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