Earth School – Secondary School for Earth and Health Studies

Located in Leamington, ON, the Earth School was developed as a theoretical design proposal to re-focus student learning towards “all things earth”.  The school was designed for a New Leamingon High School proposal which posited food, nutrition, health and wellness… Read More

K-12 Tatamagouche Regional Academy

Tatamagouche is a unique place.  Conceptually, the design points to that uniqueness and draws upon the community’s lumbering and shipbuilding heritage as architectural devices to develop forms, materials and details for the new school.  The design creates a meaningful building,… Read More

Lambton Kent Composite – Science Laboratories

Owner: Lambton Kent District School Board Location: Dresden, Ontario Size: 7,000 s.f. The project involved the complete demolition and renovation of existing teaching spaces into a new state-of-the-art Science Program. In total, three new laboratories complete with ancillary spaces were… Read More

GECDSB-Full Day Kindergarten

Recently, JPTA completed four large expansions for the Ministry of Education’s full day kindergarten program.  The projects included additions to existing schools ranging in size from 1,200 sf to 5,400 sf. The projects involved, in all cases, the design of… Read More

LKDSB Education Centre Boardroom

Owner: Lambton Kent District School Board Location: Sarnia, Ontario Size: 2,750 sf The Sarnia Education Centre is home to the administrative staff of the Lambton Kent District School Board. The Board Room renovation provided the opportunity to bring a state… Read More

Ecole Saint-Dominique-Savio School

Owner: Scolaire Des Écoles Catholique du Sud-Ouest Location: Owen Sound, Ontario Size: 36,000 sf This project was completed through a collaborative effort between JPT and its associated company JPT Management, serving as Prime Consultant and Construction Manager respectively. JPT designed… Read More

Sir John Moore Public School

Owner: Lambton Kent District School Board Location: Corunna, Ontario Size: 42,000 sf Sir John Moore was built in 1999 to serve the growing community of Corunna, Ontario. Currently, it has a student population of over 440 students alongside 36 staff,… Read More

Cardinal Carter Catholic High School

Owner: Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board Location: Leamington, Ontario Size: 150,000 sf Located in the agricultural setting of Leamington, Ontario, Cardinal Carter Secondary School uses an elemental material pallet of rich tones and natural textures such as brick. The humanistic… Read More

St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic Secondary School

Owner: Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board Location: LaSalle, Ontario Size: 180,000 sf + Site Situated in LaSalle, Ontario, St. Thomas of Villanova Separate High School has served as a model institution for local schools for the last 20 years…. Read More

St. Anne Catholic High School

Owner: Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board Location: Lakeshore, Ontario Size: 190,000 sf Situated on a pastoral section of land, this high school’s focal point is a large interior student atrium. The curved space of the atrium was designed to evoke… Read More

St. Joseph’s Catholic High School

Owner: Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board Location: Windsor, Ontario Size: 160,000 sf + Athletic Fields and Site The school turns to the symbolism of St. Joseph’s life to bring form and shape to the school’s architecture. For example, the aluminum-wrapped… Read More

Ecole Bellewood School

Owner: Greater Essex County District School Board Location: Windsor, Ontario Size: 31,000 sf new + 4,500 sf renovations J.P. Thomson Associates Architects were given the difficult and challenging task of creating a phased building expansion to the existing dual track… Read More

Cathcart Boulevard Public School

Owner: Lambton Kent District School Board Location: Sarnia, Ontario Size: 8,000 s.f. The renovations and additions at Cathcart comprised of providing a new gym, library and four renovated classrooms. The goal was to eliminate the existing portables near the rear… Read More

King Edward Elementary School

Owner: Greater Essex County District School Board Location: Windsor, Ontario Size: 61,000 sf King Edward was built to replace the original school in the quaint residential neighborhood of old Walkerville. As one of the City of Windsor’s few historical districts,… Read More

Brooke Central Public School

Owner: Lambton Kent District School Board Location: Alvinston, Ontario Size: 18,950 sf The new addition for Brooke seeks to embody the feel of the site’s rural context. To accomplish this, the design turns to the structure and form inherent in… Read More

Northern Collegiate Institute

Owner: Lambton Kent District School Board Location: Sarnia, Ontario Size: 20,000 sf Northern Collegiate Institute was in need of new, modernized lab spaces to support its advanced science programs. The school was also seeking ways of creating a new frontage… Read More

Queen Elizabeth II Public School

Owner: Lambton Kent District School Board Location: Petrolia, Ontario Size: 39,400 sf The existing school from the 1960’s required a significant upgrade. As a result of demand from increasing enrollment, a new building program of renovations and additions was funded…. Read More

P.E. McGibbon Public School

Owner: Lambton Kent District School Board Location: Sarnia, Ontario Size: 53,000 sf The new elementary school was designed on the former site of Johnston Memorial Public School. Once demolished, the school initially took shape through a series of meetings with… Read More

Tecumseh Vista Academy K-12 Public School

Owner: Greater Essex County District School Board Location: Tecumseh, Ontario Size: 142,500 sf Tecumseh Vista Academy was slated to become the first K-12 large capacity Public School in Ontario. With this new set of challenges, the development of the project… Read More

John Campbell Public School

Owner: Greater Essex County District School Board Location: Windsor, Ontario Size: 54,000 sf of additions and renovations The original school was designed by local architects Nicholls, Sheppard and Mason in 1926. After being deemed prohibitive to repair, the team of… Read More