Blackburn Architects was retained to design the renovation and expansion of the Washington Episcopal School, located at 5161 River Road in Bethesda. The existing classroom building was remodeled to improve room sizes and adjacencies. The school was also expanded to include a new gymnasium, library and related support spaces. The gymnasium/assembly hall space was achieved by renovating approximately 12,000 sq. ft. of an adjoining warehouse. Vehicular circulation was reconfigured to improve traffic efficiency and the grounds were redesigned to include athletic fields.
Program Private school (grades K-8): renovation and expansion. New gymnasium, library, support spaces, and athletic fields.
Completion Phase 1:1996, Phase ll: 1998 and Phase lll: 2000