Ross Elementary, North Hills School District

Each building in the District has been designed incorporating a “theme” to provide a distinct identity. The “water” theme was playfully integrated into the design, from a river flowing down the hallways, to concentric circles formed when a stone hits the water, and sail light fixtures and water wall in the library.

Pittsburgh, PA
20,700 SF New /
81,000 SF Renovation


Highlights of the project include a new library, cafeteria, renovated gymnasium, auditorium, music rooms, and state of the art smart classrooms. Two courtyards were also designed as outdoor learning environments. A football field and full 1/4 mile running track was added.

Creating a state of the art learning environment for the North Hills School District required the transformation of the 81,000 square-foot existing Ross Elementary School and a 20,700-square-foot addition.