New Sidwell Quaker Meeting House Wins Architecture Award

With a minimum of means, Sidwell Friends School, a K-12 Quaker school in Washington, D.C., transformed a 1950s gymnasium into a contemplative space for worship, with additional facilities for art and music instruction. The gymnasium had been used as a makeshift worship space for more than a decade; its location on campus was ideal, its acoustics and architecture were not. The project won an Institute Honor Award for 2014 from the American Institute of Architects. 
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