Hingham Middle School, Hingham, MA

  • Design Enrollment: 1,020 students
  • Total Area: 176,385 square feet
  • Project Budget: $60,910,920
  • Building Occupied: July 2014
  • Project Type: OPM, New Building Construction

KBA provided OPM services for the study, design and construction of a new Middle School. The grade 6-8 building was constructed within 20 feet of the town’s existing middle school. Scope included full site development, utility service extensions, building construction, furniture and equipment procurement, owner relocation, development of new playing fields, and abatement and demolition of the existing middle school.

The new school is LEED Certified Silver and achieves MSBA “Energy Efficiency - Green Schools” maximum reimbursement incentive rate. The building incorporates sustainable design elements including gray water system, photovoltaic infrastructure, rain gardens, reflective roofing, and 75% recycling of all waste resulting from development. The building program includes 54 classrooms provided with wireless network, interactive whiteboards, voice amplification, and IPTV system, a series of lab spaces for computer, language, wood applications, and family and consumer science, 680 seat auditorium, gymnasium with separate fitness center, media center, and distant learning center.

Project completed on time and under budget.

Site by Clockwork Design Group, Inc.