Belmont Day School Barn wins 2021 AIA Education Facility Design Award of Excellence!
Utile is thrilled to announce that the Belmont Day School Barn has won a 2021 AIA Education Facility Design Award of Excellence! The Barn contains a flexible, 14,000 square foot indoor athletics fieldhouse with two, dual-use basketball and volleyball courts as well as a 13,000 square foot two-story headhouse composed of offices, locker rooms, and five workshop-style classroom spaces for the School’s evolving STEAM programs.
According to the AIA Press release, the six 2021 AIA Education Facility Design Award of Excellence recipients have met a host of criteria, including “enhancing learning in classrooms, balancing function with aesthetics, establishing a connection with the environment, being respectful of the surrounding community, demonstrating high-level planning in the design process, and integrating sustainability in a holistic fashion.” You can see the AIA’s summary and jury comments on the Belmont Day School Barn AIA award page.
Congrats to our entire project team on this exciting accomplishment!