Shorecrest Prep School, St. Petersburg, Florida

Master Plan & Interior Design
Prakash Nair, AIA
Principal Founding Partner

The early childhood center at Shorecrest Prep was located in a building with small classrooms very little daylight and poor access to the outdoors (see the “Before” plan). FNI’s renovation opened up the building to a wraparound wooden deck with direct access to the fully secure outdoor playground. The classrooms were also connected to each other and opened up to a central “Exploratorium“.

The new plan allows teachers to work as a team and for students to move freely around the space which are designed to accommodate various age-appropriate activity centers. The seamless connection between indoor and outdoor spaces resulted in students spending substantially more time breathing fresh air, learning and playing outside.

School Building Design and Interior Design for Shorecrest Prep School, St. Petersburg, Florida by Fielding Nair International

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