Olympia Regional Learning Academy (ORLA)

Client: Olympia School District

Location: Olympia, WA

Square Footage: 66,000

Project Categories

  • Higher Education
  • New Construction

This new two-story, learning academy includes 27 classrooms, a cafeteria/performance space, gym, and administrative offices. It was designed as a “net-zero” facility and has a geothermal heating and cooling system, 18 skylights, rain gardens that collect and filter storm run-off, and a rooftop that will soon hold photovoltaic panels to generate solar electricity.