Architectural and master planning services were provided for the modernization and new addition at Hilltop High School. The new, 54,200 SF building accommodates science labs and lecture space. Carefully integrated into the existing campus, the building is located on a sloped site and creates a defining edge of the campus’ academic core. The building also serves as a visual separation and acoustic barrier to vehicular noise from the campus parking lot. The buildings central corridor opens to the outside, creating a natural gathering area and formal campus entry. This space complements the school’s library and other classrooms, and serves as a focus for campus activity.