Location: Noel, Missouri | Architect/Engineer: Paragon Architecture
The addition to Noel Primary School is a mix of fun, safety, and function. In partnership with Paragon Architecture, Branco constructed 11,500 square feet of additional space for the school that includes modular classrooms, teacher workspaces, and a FEMA safe room.
The classroom space features unique movable walls to create one large classroom or partition the space into two, three, or four smaller spaces. Each of the walls features dry erase surfaces, for easy teaching or creativity.
This new multi-purpose space allows for not only education but recreation and safety as well. The safe room is to protect and serve the community during emergencies like tornadoes or other damaging weather, but on a day-to-day basis serves as a space for children to learn and play.