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Intrinsic School


The Project

Intrinsic Charter School, a grade 7 to 12 public school, aimed to blend technology into its teaching program, in the hope of providing each student a path to college and a career. This innovative 68,000 square foot school in northwest Chicago was built by renovating several structures that once comprised a lumberyard. The main structure of Intrinsic Charter School is a former barn that was constructed in 1954 for the family-owned Shannon Lumber Company business.
 

Location:
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Products:
300 Azteco & Designwall 2000
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Creative Freedom

Wheeler Kearns Architects, of Chicago, Illinois, were commissioned to transform the buildings into a new education facility. The firm specified BENCHMARK by Kingspan Designwall 2000 and 300 Series Azteco Embossed for the Intrinsic Charter School exterior cladding. The design team had three goals to meet; a fast track schedule, insulating the school to face the famous Chicago winds, and creating an aesthetic look that would stand out in a sector filled with industrial buildings.

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Keeping the Schedule in Mind

Kingspan’s insulated metal wall panel systems provided a cost-effective solution to meeting code requirements for continuous insulation. These durable panels’ help future proof buildings by reducing operational costs for energy and maintenance needs.

Products used on this project

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