Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind – Gottlieb Addition and Renovation

Location Colorado Springs, Colorado
Client Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Size 28,862 SF renovation

9,289 SF addition

Cost $8,334,321
Architect RTA, Inc.Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • LEED Silver
  • Renovation included asbestos abatement, structural demolition of a stair section for better egress, replacement of all exterior windows, cleaning and refurbishment of existing stone façade
  • Addition houses administration, 2-level media center, and science classroom
  • Addition maintains historic integrity of existing building
  • Green roof installed off of science classroom
  • SMART technology to enhance student learning experience
  • New mechanical system for entire building with energy recovery unit, air handling units, and VAV’s
  • Energy-efficient lighting and controls
  • Concrete plazas and seating areas feature landscaping designed to conserve resources
  • Funded through the Colorado Department of Education’s BEST Grant Program