Modernist design principles
were adapted to the demands of the sub-tropical environment. Elements of
this style echo South Florida architecture of the early 1950s and include
window eyebrows, operable louvers, and north elevation fenestration to
control sun and ventilation. The Media Center is defined by the
vaulted metal roof with north-facing clerestory windows. The Kindergarten
is defined by the round clerestory roof. Steel columns with
poured-in-place concrete slabs provide exterior circulation space.