master plan for the national center for youth science education : davis, wv

new sustainable campus for STEM immersion

Client: National Youth Science Foundation, Charleston, WV

Located adjacent to the Blackwater River on over 100 acres in the forested Canaan Valley region of West Virginia, the Center was designed to accommodate up to 150 students plus 50 staff members, visiting scientists, and guests as the permanent home for the National Youth Science Camp’s STEM programs. PWWG’s design would allow the NYSF to expand youth science education statewide and regionally throughout the year. Energy efficient and sustainable design strategies were incorporated with a goal of achieving a LEED Platinum rating.



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Firm Responsibility

Master Planning
Architectural Design

Completion Date

2010 (master plan)

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