High School, Lincroft, NJ
a cafeteria with snack bar
for food service, an auditorium seating up to 250 occupants and general
assembly hall. This room is equipped with a motor operated projection screen
and high-resolution video projector unit capable of computer image projection
that is linked to the school’s communication system.
The “Hi-Tech” curriculum is supported by a
multi-media computer lab equipped for interactive distance learning with
other classes within the school, inter-campus, district-wide, and worldwide
via fiber optic connections and satellite down links. A tech lab, located on
the lower floor, provides a workshop environment for the integration of
computers and machine equipment such as robotics and 3D therma- foam
modelers. The high school is also fully networked with the college and can
access all campus databases and teleconferencing facilities.
The entire school is equipped with a central
Integrated School Management System. This unit takes the place of the
traditional clock/intercom system and provides video and computer access to
all rooms via television monitor data ports. Monitors are used to broadcast
the typical time and date as well as message displays and programs from
central VCR and laser disc units, and a mobile video camera. The installation
of this ultra hi-tech system known as “Integra” is the first of its kind on
the East Coast.
Through its combination of contextual
planning, design and