the new chen family lower school


 

Meet the Chen Family

With their lead gift to the campaign, the family of Stanley and Allison Chen are investing in the construction of a new Lower School building that will bring all ISI students age 3 through grade 5 to the Michigan Rd. campus
 
The creation of the Chen Family Lower School Building is the centerpiece of the effort to build a unified ISI campus, a vision a quarter-century in the making.
 

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project updates

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SUSTAINABILITY PLAN


December 3, 2019
The architecture team put a 5 step sustainability plan in place, including the use of LED light fixtures and recycled materials, natural daylight in occupied spaces, and rain harvesting. 

INTERIOR PALETTE SELECTIONS


October 30, 2019 
The architecture team revealed early ideas for the palette and texture of the school interior, meant to bring in the character and warmth of the International School. 

TRAFFIC PLANNING FLYOVER


October 8-9, 2019
Architects captured drone footage of the Michigan Road campus to study traffic flows as they plan the circulation patterns for the Chen Family Lower School.

SITE SOIL TESTING COMPLETE


September 27, 2019
Crews completed soil testing on the site of the new Chen Family Lower School as an important first step in prepping for site construction.

ONE ISI CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES


September 17, 2019
The ISI community celebrated the launch of ONE ISI at the annual Wine and Cheese event.


PROject timeline

ONE ISI is a multi-year endeavor* that will create a unified campus by 2022. 

2019-2020 Academic Year - public launch of the ONE ISI campaign

2020-2021 Academic Year - Chen Family Lower School construction start

2021-2022 Academic Year - Preview tours and grand opening

*Timeline is subject to construction schedule