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Assessment & Repairs at Civil War National Cemeteries
Auditorium Renovation for Oxford High School
Communicare CDU
Della Davidson Elementary School
Lafayette County Jail
Lamar Park Pavilion
Lawrence Art Galleries
Martindale Center
Mississippi State Veterans Cemetery
Natural Products Center
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Oxford High School Physical Education Facility
Oxford-University United Methodist Church
Percy Quinn State Park
Phi Theta Kappa
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St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
Transportation and Maintenance Facility for Oxford School District
Water Treatment Plant
 
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Oxford High School Physical Education Facility
Oxford City School District
Oxford, Mississippi
Project Completion: 2007
 
The Oxford High School Physical Education Facility was designed in two stories to provide optimal space on an increasingly crowded campus.  In addition, the bridge/ramp from the second floor descends directly onto the track and football field, connecting them dramatically and conveniently to the locker facilities in the PE building.

The building sits across a small parking lot from the gymnasium wing of the main school building and immediately adjacent to the baseball field.  The building is organized around a central weight room near the entry on the lower floor.  A portion of the weight room has a skylight atrium which connects the upper and lower floors and provides heightened supervision of the space.  Around the atrium are offices for coaches/teachers, equipment storage, laundry, training facilities and locker classroom/training room on the lower floor provides space for classes and team meetings.

An existing one-story vending, ticket and public restroom facility immediately adjacent to the new two-story facility was retained.  The building comprises 17,460 square feet, plus 2,664 square feet of covered porch area.  The building is constructed of concrete masonry facing units in a color to match the predominant brick color of the existing high school.  Construction was completed in the spring of 2007.  It was placed in service during the summer of 2007.
 
Howorth Architects, P.A. | P.O. Box 1569 | Oxford, Mississippi 38655

662.234.7444 | howo@howortharch.com