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Planning and Design

School Design

School Design That Gets Inside a Student's Head

School design that gets inside a student's head research has begun to quantify the effect of interior school design on the performance of students.

Maintenance & Operations

The Power of the Partnership

Shared use practices support a growth mantra that active children learn better.

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)

Basic approach looks like natural surveillance.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Good Schools Affect Everyone


Facility Planning


Collaborative Learning Spaces

Building Blueprints (Facilities In Focus)

A Challenge and Opportunity

Three strategies are essential when creating successful classrooms and collaborative spaces.

Designing for the Arts

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Designing for the Arts

Designing a large school theater in New York City may include different considerations than a tiny theater for a rural community school. Yet, in each case there are similarities that are common to any good theater design.

Editor's Note: The View From Here

Change Is Happening

At the start of each New Year, many people consider turning over a new leaf and trying to live differently. The world of education is no different, as the New Year can only mean one thing: changes are on the horizon.

Products that Work

Is the Classroom of Today Obsolete?

Looking to the Future: Trends for 2014 and Beyond

P3: Selling the Value in Learning Spaces

Quality schools need funding to be properly planned and built to the highest standards. Selling the value of this funding can be easy

Coloring the Classroom

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Coloring the Classroom

The forgotten component of the educational experience.

Project-Based Learning

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Project-Based Learning

Creating learning spaces for a stem environment.

A Final Thought

Number 300

ER Ratios

Facility Planning

Built to Last

Learning Landscape

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

The Learning Landscape