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The Portsmouth Middle School Joint Building Committee has approved a design for the $37.5 million renovation of the 80yearold Middle School that incorporates “green” features and expands the footprint to 130,000 square feet.


The design was developed by Jim LaPosta and Doug Roberts of Connecticut based JCJ Architecture, and associate architect Lisa DeStefano of locally based DeStefano Architects.


The design team created the following project goals:

  • Create a dynamic, studentcentered learning environment with a variety of teaching areas.
  • Preserve existing building elements while weaving a new architecture into the site
  • Condense the new addition footprint to maximize open space on the site
  • Provide transparency to activate the facility and reinforce the connection to the surrounding community
To view design plans and project photos follow this link.

Connecting the past with the future…