ORLANDO, Fla. --- Rhodes+Brito Architects, based in Orlando was recently awarded a contract to design new Orlando area elementary schools at Eccleston Elementary School, 1500 Aaron Ave., and Washington Shores Elementary School, 944 W. Lake Mann Drive.
Ruffin Rhodes, co-founder and partner at Rhodes+Brito Architects, said both projects are budgeted at $10 million.
The project will include a complete replacement of both Eccleston Elementary and Washington Shores schools.
The replacement project for Eccleston will start construction this August.
The Washington Shores construction is scheduled to get underway in summer of 2013.
Both schools will be approximately 85,000 square feet when built.
Rhodes+Brito Architects, which opened in Orlando in 1996, currently employs a staff of 17, including seven registered architects. The firm served as lead architect for the Florida A&M University College of Law facility in downtown Orlando.