Walter Johnson High School
Montgomery County, MD
216,000 SF renovation; 110,000 SF addition
increased to 2,200 students
Originally built in 1956 with scattered additions completed over the years, Walter Johnson High School had last been updated in 1975. Samaha Associates prepared a master plan calling for three phases of construction that would enable the school to remain occupied. Highlights include a 72,000 SF classroom addition, a new performing arts center, a stadium, a new entrance lobby, a media center, art and music suites, and a student union.
2010 - Metropolitan Washington Excellence in Construction Award for Institutional (over $30 million)