Student Commons, The Woodlynde School

Strafford, Pennsylvania

This transformative project included a 9,000 SF renovation and a new state-of-the-art 7,500 SF Student Commons addition at the Woodlynde School, located in Strafford, PA. The Woodlynde School is a K – 12 preparatory day school that serves students who learn differently and empowers them to become strategic thinkers and self-advocates in a challenging and supportive college preparatory environment.

The Student Commons addition features a new dining hall/multi-purpose room with state-of-the-art audio-visual capabilities and dramatic floor to ceiling glass windows. The was integrated seamlessly into an existing campus building that includes the renovation to the dining hall, six classrooms, faculty offices, three learning specialist suites, and music and innovation studios.

Site enhancements provided new additional outdoor learning areas including a terrace, amphitheater, reading garden and a labyrinth. Traffic flow and parking improvements included the addition of 70 parking spaces and a new car line queue for student drop-off and pick up. A storm water management system was also added along with new site lighting, landscaping and service entry and ramp.



Dining Hall & Student Lounge, Delaware County Christian School