An established private school in the Niagara Region was planning for a major programme expansion with a new facility on a new site. Strategy4 prepared several facility fit concepts, including built-form design studies, for both the exterior image and for the space programming. The chosen site was extensive, containing both wooded portions and open fields. The school programme was to follow Madame Montessori’s agrarian principles, and the overall flavour of the project was to have an agricultural base. The school was also to include a residential component for students, up to twelfth grade, and with International Baccalaureate accreditation.