Program Development

Conference Center  13,000 s.f.

Auditorium: 4,000-5,000 s.f.

300 people, fixed seating.

Lobby / Gathering: 750-1,500 s.f.

Smaller Conference Rooms: 6 rooms about 500-750 s.f. each.

Formal Gallery: 3,000 s.f.

Link to large open gathering space (aka “Drone Room”)

Outdoor gathering spaces

Maker Space: 10,000 s.f.

Metal Shop Space: 1,000 s.f.

Wood Shop Space: 1,000 s.f.

dFab Small Scale (laser cutters / 3dp): 1,000 sf

dFab Large Scale (CNC, Water-Jet, Plasma, Milling Machine etc): 600 – 750 s.f. each piece of equipment, roughly 3,000 s.f.

Workstations: 1,000 sf

Assembly Area: lots.

Storage: dedicated storage and on-going project storage

Assembly and Storage as Grossing Factor of 25%: 2,000 s.f.

Incubator / Co-Working (Local Industry): 5,000 s.f.

Support about 30-50 people

Living Learning Spaces   50,000 s.f.

Start-up 1,500 students, school as think-tank “way of learning through think-tanks”

Consider: think-tanks as micro-learning communities.

Micro-Community: 250

If traditional school, 10 classrooms at about 750 s.f. each.  7,500 s.f.

If project based, say 70% open to fixed classroom:

Open collaborative learning area: 5,250 s.f.

3 Fixed Learning Spaces: 2,250 s.f.

6 micro-communities:

18 Fixed Learning Spaces: roughly 750 s.f. each, 13,500 s.f. total

Flex Collaborative Learning Area: 5,250 x 6 = 31,500 s.f.

Small Lecture Room about 150 students: 2,000 s.f.

Circulation and Central Community Volume (20% grossing Living Learning Spaces): 10,000 s.f.