Westlake High School

 Westlake High School

Date: 2008  |  Owner: Fulton County Schools  |  Sq. Footage: 324,000 sf
Services Provided: Full Architectural, Engineering, and Interior Design Services

The new Westlake High School is located in south Fulton County and serves 1,850 full-time enrolled students in grades 9-12. It features state of the art diversified technology, distance learning, and vocational classrooms, a performing arts theater, media center, main and auxiliary gymnasiums, outdoor fields, and a sports plaza.

The circulation spine organizes all of the major program elements. Each major space in the school is accessed directly from this spine including: gymnasium, auditorium, cafeteria, library and classroom wings. Care was taken to introduce natural light to all portions of this curved path and into the classrooms. The spine organization also responds to after-hours community use with the gymnasium, auditorium and cafeteria at each end and middle of the spine respectively, adjacent to parking with a dedicated entrances and lobbies.