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Mary Help of Christians Parish & Student Center

6000 N. University Drive Parkland, FL 33067

  • Project Size: 14,500 SqFt
  • Owner: Archdiocese of Miami
  • User Agency: Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church
  • Firm’s Responsibilities: General Contractor
  • Staff Responsibilities: Project Management
  • Architect: Llorente Architect 13421 Southwest 23RD Street Miami, FL 33175

Description of Project

The new building was built to create multi-purpose spaces that are used for classroom and band area. There is a new grass and paver area called the plaza which was created to serve as an assembly place situated between the new and old buildings. The 15,000-feet structure lets 600 students to utilize the space as a cafeteria. However, it can accommodate 745 as an auditorium with a stage area for special events. The new $3.2 million facility allows students to eat lunch indoors out of the elements and gives extra space for administrative offices and classrooms.
The complex includes high-efficiency lighting and air conditioning equipment, along with energy efficient and high-tech roofing, windows and flooring materials.