Marin Montessori School

Marin Montessori School

Sustainable materials and systems include radiant heating, natural ventilation, daylight balanced interiors, FSC certified western red cedar and bamboo, biofiltration of storm water, drought resistant native plants

New classrooms and administration facility for an existing private school located on a living marsh on San Francisco Bay. The classrooms are designed to enhance indoor/outdoor teaching and foster the Montessori principle of self-directed activity. High ceilings, an abundance of daylight, and natural materials further reinforce the Montessori way.

Completed 2004, 13500sf

architect: PFAU Architecture
gc: Herrero Contractors
photography: David Yama