Planning and Design


MakersLabs: Creative Spaces for the 21st Century School

A MakersLab is a great way to help schools adapt and offer the types of tools students need to thrive in a 21st Century Classroom.

Architecture's Powerful Impact on Student Success

What if the school itself were a powerful learning tool, capable of creating the kind of positive, secure and engaging atmosphere children need to succeed?

Adaptive Reuse

Cover Story

Adaptive Reuse

Resolving expansion problems by converting existing buildings into schools.

Designing Early Learning Classrooms

Time to Make Some Facility Changes

Designing Early Learning Classrooms

Designing Early Learning Classrooms

Early learning experts offer insights for classroom design, illustrated by an Illinois-based example.

Comfortable Learning Environments

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

A "Kit of Parts"

Providing high-quality, comfortable learning environments.

Next Generation Learning Interiors

Education Interiors

The Needs They Are A-Changin'

"Next-Generation Learning" is having a significant affect on interior design.

Classroom Sensory Elements

Education Interiors

Multiple Sensory Elements of Classrooms

Study shows that sitting still does not equal paying attention.



Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Good News, Again!

But our school buildings still need more attention and funding.

Facility planning reports

Facility Planning

Trending Today

Facility planning reports as websites.

Technology is Reshaping Instructional Space

Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)

How Technology is Reshaping Instructional Space

As technology reshapes the way we define instructional space, educators may be obliged to vacate comfort zones.

School furniture

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Flipping for Student Success

Furniture is an important and effective design component when planning and creating these learning spaces.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Schools and Community

Serving all students in the classrooms and beyond.

Renovating Historic Theaters

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Renovating Historic Theaters

Bringing new relevance to aging performance venues.

next generation learning

Trends in Education

The Future Is Now

Bringing next generation learning to all school buildings.

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