Humboldt County Office of Education: Educational Resource Center
Myrtle & Sixth Streets, Eureka, California
Completed in 2009, the Educational Resource Center includes three classrooms, a multi-use room, as well as administration, staff offices and meeting areas. The 7500 S.F. project features extensive use of natural day-lighting achieved by a continuous clerestory, skylights and reflective natural illumination. Interior features include state of the art interactive teaching boards, communications systems, and projectors. Solar control in classrooms is provided by vertical roller shades and mechanized skylight shade controls. Site design features include an Ecotone buffer area and Bio-retention cells located in the landscaped areas to dissipate and cleanse storm water run-off from the site prior to entering the adjacent areas.