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Planning and Design


Emerging Technology

Unintended Consequences

The design and up-fit of educational facilities should be the result of a whole systems approach and not one of designing and installing isolated pieces and parts.

A Final Thought

Not a New Concept

Common core has been around for hundreds of years.

Functional Pool Design

Athletics, Fitness and Outdoor Spaces

What's Cool in Pools

New design trends are making pools more functional and cost-effective.



Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Sports and Athletics

An Unnecessary Cost Or A Benefit?

Maximizing Open Space

Athletics, Fitness and Outdoor Spaces

Maximizing Open Space Within a City Campus

Master planning is imperative for any institution that expects its needs will grow and evolve in the future in order to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of every space, program and investment.

There Can Be No Doubt

Facilities and the conditions of the learning environment have an effect on students and staff.

Permanent modular construction

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Quick, Efficient Options

Permanent modular construction can provide fast, green solutions for schools.

A Final Thought

Schools Are Still Changing

We need a non-governmental foundation, like EFL, to support and fund exploration.

Renovating, Reusing Facilities

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Renovating, Reusing Facilities

All stakeholders need to be on board when creating efficient and sustainable facilities.