About King Open/Cambridge Street Upper Schools
850 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
Upcoming educational complex for Cambridge Public Schools to include an elementary school, middle school, preschool, after school, public school administration, public library branch, community pool, and over an acre of open space.
The project is designed to be net zero emissions, the building is expected to use 43% less energy than a typical Massachusetts school and 70% less than the average school in the United States. Nearly 3,600 photovoltaic panels on the building will produce renewable energy to offset the building’s energy use.
Occupant comfort and health are also incorporated into the design through daylighting, material selections, and physical and visual connections with the outdoors.