Ann Beha Architects was chosen to develop selected projects from St. Paul’s School’s Master Plan. Projects emphasized community and the arts, focusing on renovation of existing 20th century buildings, a strategy both sustainable and economical. The renovated Crumpacker Building provides a new home for the school’s art gallery, its permanent art collection, and new art studio classrooms. The gallery level includes a reception area, and an enlarged mezzanine unifies the space. The lower level contains studio classrooms and a collections storage area. The accessible collections continue the visual arts department’s innovative use of their existing works for research and study.
The renovated Moore building provides a new home for the visual arts on campus with a new addition to house sculpture. The existing 11,500 gsf structure was fully renovated and a new 1,500 gsf steel-framed addition constructed on the east side, housing a total of eight new studio classrooms. Floor to ceiling curtain wall provides ample light for the new studio spaces, and a radiant floor system offers comfort and low maintenance. The roof of the addition can be used as a sculpture terrace and outdoor teaching space. The lower level is primarily 3D studio spaces, including ceramics and welding.
Concord, New Hampshire