Fun Facts about Lowrie

    • Two floors
    • 25 classrooms centered around porches
    • K porch with playground specifically designed for early primary children
    • Undercover play area
    • Large field with soccer and baseball capacities
    • Slide in the library
    • Large Gym/Wellness commons with stage and large windows and doors to the entrance area
    • Music room with direct access to the stage
    • Solar panels and wind turbine
    • Light poles on the entrance to each porch to show the amount of gas, water and electricity use on each porch
    • Flexible and movable furniture
    • Three kitchen/serveries – one on each floor and one on the K porch
    • Separate bus drop-off
    • Water cistern to capture water off the roof, parking lot and site
    • A lot of natural light throughout the entire building
    • Passive heating system – lights tell when it is ok to open the windows – clear story windows open automatically to cool the building
    • “Tree-House” in the library – walkway out from second floor to nest in building supports in the center of the library
    • Small group rooms on each porch