Entries by Liz Nofziger

GISB Hosts Design Workshops with gpe Projekt

GISB was pleased to host Daniel Fleer and Sandra Glados from gpe Projekt from May 6 – 8 2024 to lead Design Concept workshops with an array of stakeholders at the school. The first day was spent with Pedagogical Leadership to introduce the design concept for the new and current buildings. Discussion delved deep into nurturing spaces […]

Fresh banners bring new color to both sites

  Fresh banners bring new color to both our current Upper Campus and the future home of our Lower Campus in Watertown! Signaling new life at 46 Belmont Street in Watertown, these banners share information on our school, provide links to learn more about the construction process, and promote the qualities our creative, curious, bilingual, […]

Behnisch Architekten hired as Architect of Record

Behnisch Architekten is a German architectural firm with a branch office in Boston. Behnisch Architekten will closely collaborate with the German design team from gpe-Projekt to create the building plans for both campus locations. Recent projects include the Harvard University Science & Engineering Complex, the Vagelos Laboratory for Energy Science & Technology at the University […]

Second site-visit with German School Building Consultant from gpe-Projekt

  January 5 to 9, GISB welcomed Daniel Fleer from gpe-Projekt back to Boston. Throughout his visit, Daniel engaged in fruitful discussions with the Board of Trustees, the Facility Committee, and the Leadership Team to establish the foundation for the Campus Expansion 2025 Plan. The collaborative dialogues with the Board of Trustees and school leadership […]

First site-visit with German School Building Consultant from gpe-Projekt

During the initial visit, Daniel Fleer and Sandra Glados from gpe-Projet embarked on a comprehensive tour of current locations alongside board members and school leadership. Together, they examined existing facilities and infrastructure while delving into the school’s aspirations for expansion. Engaging in collaborative discussions, they reviewed preliminary plans aimed at securing financial support from the […]

Board of Trustees hires gpe-Projekt as School Building Consultant

Daniel Fleer from gpe-Projekt plays a vital role in crafting a long-term master plan for the campus expansion 2025. Daniel and his team bring expertise in architectural design, construction management, and educational facility planning to ensure the expansion aligns with the school’s vision, educational goals, and budgetary constraints. The main objective for the first phase […]

Board of Trustees hires Owner’s Project Manager (OPM) from Jones, Lang, Lasalle (JLL)

The Owner’s Project Manager (OPM) plays a crucial role in construction projects, serving as the primary liaison between the owner and various stakeholders. Their responsibilities encompass several key areas throughout the project lifecycle. Firstly, the OPM assists in defining project objectives, scope, and budgetary constraints, working closely with the owner to establish a comprehensive project […]