Beth Shea

Project FROG's Zero Energy Modular Classrooms

by , 05/07/10
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Bay area startup Project FROG has been busy schooling teachers and kids in the art of sustainable design via their eco-friendly modular classrooms. Given a two million dollar budget, the company constructed 3,500 square feet of classroom space built from 50 percent recycled material for Watkinson School. The school building is outfitted with 60 solar panels reducing electricity costs to zero! Learn how Project FROG is changing the face of the school system with efficient green design, and read the amazing statistics about how children actually learn better and score higher on tests by attending school in these modular classrooms!

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  1. seattle_architects May 8, 2010 at 10:50 am

    This is such a great idea, to redesign the uninspired portable classroom. Frankly these look better than typical site built schools and classrooms. Perhaps the school of tomorrow will be a modular design of mobile classrooms.

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