The British International School of Houston

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After unforeseen delays forced Nord Anglia Education to postpone the design of its flagship North American campus, the worldwide leader in premium education turned to FH-HP to put them back on track. The FH-HP team worked with Nord Anglia to select a Developer-led delivery method that would allow the school to open in time for the 2016-2017 school year.

FH-HP finalized the permitting set for the 280,000-square-foot, 25-acre campus in just a few months. The fast-track approach allowed contractors to commit to a GMP well before the completion of construction documents. Designers vetted value engineering suggestions from contractors, resulting in a design that fits the budget and supports the “Premium and Contemporary” image desired by Nord Anglia Education.

The PK-12 campus is designed for 1,600 students, with easy expansion capability to 2,000. In addition to its Next Generation classrooms which support an International Baccalaureate curriculum, the school includes a multipurpose cafeteria, gymnasium, auditorium, swimming pool, gathering areas, a track, and competition football and soccer fields.


Katy, Texas


Nord Anglia Education

Project Scope
  • PK-12 campus
  • 1,600 students
  • 280,000 SF
  • $58,000,000
Project Highlights
  • Flagship campus for Nord Anglia’s North American operations
  • International Baccalaureate curriculum
  • Delivered through Developer with GMP