Focusing on the special needs of those with hearing disabilities by creating visual transparency throughout the building, addressing acoustical issues, emergency egress, and life safety systems, this project is not only functional and cost-effective, but is one of the most popular student hang-outs.
Maryland School for the Deaf
CBH+A’s collaborative attitude and willingness to work together has been paramount to the success of the project.
Peter Wyatt, Project Manager, March-Westin
Visual transparency, brightness, and openness were incorporated into a plan with no “hidden” corners. An area for queuing is defined yet open, and large windows create a relationship with the outside.