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Tuggle Elementary

LOCATION: Birmingham, AL
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Herrington Architects with Dorsey and Associates

Situated on a 3.86 acre site, this K-5 school accommodates 550 students in a 72,000sf structure.  The school features a media center, gymnasium, dining area and kitchen, music classroom, art classroom, special education suite, 25 classrooms, administration suite and numerous support spaces.

Herrington Architects served as Associate Architect, with Dorsey and Associates Architects as Architect of Record.  Among other responsibilities, Herrington Architects was responsible for design of the food service area (dining area and kitchen) and the gymnasium.  The 4000sf kitchen was designed to initially provide 2 lunch servings with the capacity to expand to 3 lunch servings when the school’s census is at a maximum.  The 3100sf dining area provides ample space for seating approximately 220 students.