Acero Clemente Elementary School
ARCHITECT: UrbanWorks, Ltd.
LOCATION: Chicago, IL
This new elementary school for UNO Charter Schools was started and completed in 2012. The steel framed building is three-stories and 56,000 sf. It has 18 room classrooms in a three-story wing, plus a dramatic curved roof on a glass and wood paneled multi-use space. Common spaces are grouped together to allow use by neighborhood organizations outside of school hours. The school accommodates 600 students.
- 2013 ALA Gold Medal Design Award
- LEED Silver Certification