Video: Brighouse Elementary Grand Opening

Created for the grand opening of Brighouse Elementary School in Richmond BC, this video outlines the collaboration that took place throughout the design and construction of the new school. The process of developing this new K-12 facility for the community began with the student's engagement and they've stayed involved throughout. Students have made their mark on the design through a student committee, project blog and various open houses and workshops. Their input was applied to substantiate many decisions made throughout the design process, such as the provision for ample natural light, brightly coloured walls, community gardens and touch-screen technology. This inclusive collaborative design process has instilled a sense of ownership into everyone involved.

The community and student involvement in the process of designing and building Brighouse Elementary School is chronicled in the project's design blog.