Morgan County R-I FEMA Dome Addition and Renovation
Type: Additions and Renovations
Building Square Footage:
Approx: 25,000 SF
Construction Cost: Approx. 5,200,000
Services Rendered: Architectural Design
iDS was hired by the Morgan County R-I School District to create a campus-wide master plan. The first project implemented is a new FEMA dome Gymnasium. The project also includes a two-story connector, in which the main attraction is a new Media Center along with a new Concessions on the upper level. Various other master plan projects include a new VoAg Shop, new Elementary secure entry location, and relocated District Offices.
The new competition Gymnasium includes a Hall of Fame entry vestibule, an upper level walking track, home and visiting Locker Rooms as well as a Weight Room beneath the walking track. The Stover Dome will seat 900 spectators and protect 1,221 in the event of inclement weather.
The Media Center is designed with 21st-century learning in mind and includes multiple seating zones to allow for various teacher and student interactions. A central circulation desk is flanked on either side by a classroom zone and library stacks zone.