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 $7 million
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