Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Head Start Early Education Community Center
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Project management, administrative and on-site management, concrete work, rough carpentry, finish carpentry for installation of cabinets, millwork, do
ADDITIONAL PROJECT INFO
Head Start facility for 200 children ranging from infant to seven years old. The 48,000 square foot center contains classrooms, an elder room for interaction between the MLBO elders and the children, a gymnasium and a library. The focus of the building is the multipurpose cultural center; used for pow-wows, community gatherings and child play.
MLBO’s appreciation of the environment is reflected in the sustainable design features which include geothermal heating and cooling, rain gardens, linoleum flooring and the use of day-lighting. These features are expected to reduce operating and maintenance costs.