Sustainable Schoolyard Design Projects in South Carolina

Design projects have been implemented at the following South Carolina schools: 

  • Students in front of school signBurton Pack Elementary School, Richland County
  • Clemson Elementary School, Clemson, SC
  • Code Elementary School, Seneca, SC
  • Daniel High School, Clemson, SC
  • East End Elementary School, Easley, SC
  • Forest Heights Elementary School, Richland County
  • Hunt Meadows Elementary School, Easley, SC
  • Ravenel Elementary School, Seneca, SC
  • Townville Elementary School, Townville, SC

For each of these schools, university students performed various analyses, including the following:

  • Work with a site analysisSite analysis
  • Elevation and Detail
  • Conceptual design
  • Traffic proposal
  • Base map
  • Plant list
  • Topography and circulation



Once the analysis was performed, students designed sustainable habitats for the schools, the following areas:

  • 5 girls diggingCourtyards
  • Front entrances
  • Parking lots
  • Side of the school buildings
  • Playgrounds
  • Carolina fence garden design
  • Activity fields
  • Butterfly courtyards
  • Science/discovery courtyards
  • Reading courtyards
  • Amphitheater hills
  • Compost bins