Rocky Creek Elementary School
Lexington, SC
2012 Honor Award Winner

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This school was designed with the goals of promoting collaborative learning and meeting LEED Silver Certification requirements. Using thin-set epoxy terrazzo for both sustainability and design flexibility, the terrazzo contractor collaborated closely with the architect to create this 25,590-square-foot artistic rendering of the surrounding landscape. Nature comes indoors with the free form image of a meandering blue stream running through the corridors, brightened with recycled glass and mirror aggregates, with splashes of natural earth tones reminiscent of creek banks. In the center commons area, a grand compass directs young explorers.

Architect:
Jumper Carter Sease
West Columbia, SC

Resin Supplier:
Terrazzo & Marble Supply

Terrazzo Contractor:
David Allen Company
Raleigh, NC

General Contractor:
Contract Construction
Ballentine, SC

Aggregate Suppliers:
Arim Terrazzo Supply
Justice Products
Klein & Company
Terrazzo & Marble Supply

Divider Strip Supplier:
National Metal Shapes

Owner:
Lexington County School District One
Lexington, SC

Photos by David Laudadio

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