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Pine Jog/FAU Environmental Center

Owner : School District of Palm Beach County

Location : Palm Springs, Florida.

This project is located on a joint-use site for the School District of Palm Beach County and Florida Atlantic University within a 150-acre pineland/lowland natural habitat with nature trails. The primary goal being to create harmony between the 135-acre nature preserve, the 15-acre building site, the 132,000 square foot, four-building, 960-student elementary school, and the 15,000 square foot EEC which supports the FAU Environmental Education program. The mission is raise ecological awareness by combining the traditional educational curriculum with the program of the Environmental Education Center in a hands-on learning environment. Pine Jog Elementary School is the first LEED Gold elementary school in Florida.