This innovative 1,500-student high school has garnered 12 awards for design excellence. These include KnowledgeWorks Foundations “Schools as Centers of Community Honor Society 2004,” the 2004 Shirley Cooper Award from the American Association of School Administrators/American Institute of Architects/The Council of Educational Facility Planners, International (CEFPI); a finalist for CEFPI’s 2003 James D. MacConnell Award; the 2002 Boston Society of Architects K-12 Educational Facilities Design Award; the 2002 William W. Caudill Citation Award by American School & University magazine; a 2002 Grand Prize Award from the Mass Networks Education Partnership ($3,000 cash award to the school district): a Citation Award in American School Board Journal’s 2002 Learning By Design competition; a Bronze Citation from American School & University magazine’s 2002 Interiors Showcase; an Honorable Mention in School Planning & Management magazine’s 2002 Education Design Showcase; and a 2002 Merit Award from School Construction News & DesignShare.
Noble has also been featured in numerous national magazines including the following:
■ April 2005, School Planning & Management, “Building Blueprints: School Health Clinics”
■ October/November 2004, Scholastic Administrator, “Designs that Work:
Dividing a School Unites a Community”
■ June 2004, Learning by Design, “Schools as Centers of Community”
■ June 2004, School Planning & Management, “Building Blueprints: The
School in the Woods”
■ January 2003, School Planning & Management, “Building Blueprints: Entryways, Lobbies,
Hallways, and Gathering Places”
■ March 2003, Engineered Systems, “The Maine Point: Maine’s Noble Success”
■ January 2002, School Construction News, “Facility of the Month”
■ November 1999, Architectural Record, “Open Door Policies”
■ April 10, 2000, New England Construction magazine, cover story described how we were able to meet schedules and budgets by fine tuning the school’s design to meet the realities of the construction market.
Noble was also chosen for exhibition at the 2003 National School Boards Association T + L2: Leading Learning to a Higher Level Conference; the 2003 National School Boards Association Exhibition of School Architecture; the New England Architects’ Exhibition at Build Boston 2003/2002; and the Exhibition of School Planning & Architecture at CEFPI’s 2002 Annual Conference.