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Elliott + Associates Architects | Chesapeake Child Development Center 1

Architecture Elliott + Associates Architects | Chesapeake Child Development Center 1

Elliott + Associates Architects | Chesapeake Child Development Center 1

The client’s instructions were simple and clear – create a center for inspired early childhood learning and development for the kids of Chesapeake employees. In typical Chesapeake fashion, they wanted it to be the best – a safe place where parents and guardians could come any time to spend time with their kids and be part of their lives while at work.

Elliott + Associates Architects | Chesapeake Child Development Center 1

© Scott McDonald

Elliott + Associates Architects | Chesapeake Child Development Center 1

© Scott McDonald

Elliott + Associates Architects | Chesapeake Child Development Center 1

© Scott McDonald

We set out to design the model childhood development center in the country, spending over a year doing a great deal of research. What Chesapeake has today is a fantastic center where kids are prepared for the next stages of education and parents and guardians are actively involved in all that goes on with the kids.

Elliott + Associates Architects | Chesapeake Child Development Center 1

© Scott McDonald

Elliott + Associates Architects | Chesapeake Child Development Center 1

© Scott McDonald

To Chesapeake’s credit we had the opportunity to introduce art and architecture to children at an early age. For us, the architecture has been considered as a part of the learning experience.

Elliott + Associates Architects | Chesapeake Child Development Center 1

© Scott McDonald

Elliott + Associates Architects | Chesapeake Child Development Center 1

© Scott McDonald

Location: Oklahoma City, USA
Architect: Elliott + Associates Architects
Client: Chesapeake Energy Corporation Aubrey K McClendon, CEO
Project name: Chesapeake Child Development Center 1
Completed: May 2011
Scope: 60,000 sq. ft.
Project team:
Rand Elliott, FAIA,
Bill Yen, AIA
Ken Fitzsimmons, AIA
Karl Wolf, Project Manager for TASK Design
Photographer: Scott McDonald
Awards: INTERIOR DESIGN National, 2012 “Best of Year” Winner in Education Category

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