Chadwick International School

Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and sustainability consulting services for this state-of-the-art K-12 school that encompasses 764,237 square feet (71,000 square meters) and serves more than 2,000 local and international students, reflecting the growth and technological advancement of Songdo.


  • Size: 764,237 square feet (71,000 square meters)
  • Client/Owner: Gale International
  • Architect: KPF
  • Completion Date: 2009


The facility includes an aquatic center, performing arts facility, library and media center, technology center, and student services facilities. The project provides 50 percent more open green space than required by code, and extensive bike paths and bicycle storage encourage cycling as a method of transportation. More than 45 percent of the project construction materials were sourced locally.

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