Accessibility


Inviting Spaces

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Inviting Spaces

Designing for special needs in k-12 schools.

Legally Speaking

Some Children Are Left Behind

Here is one school safety issue that we can address.

Lifts to Upper Levels of Schools Need to be Quiet and Dignified

One challenge for K-12 facility managers tasked to meet the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been offering full access to elevated areas on campus. These areas can range from stages and raised platforms to theater, auditorium, library, administrative offices and student centers with mezzanines or second floors not served by a traditional elevator.

Successful School Design

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Successful Designs Inside and Out

Experiential and accessible environments for students with special needs.



Des Moines Public Schools

Impact on Learning

Des Moines Public Schools

Special needs classroom

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Some Challenges and Solutions

Accommodating special education needs.

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.

Nexus

Facility Planning

Nexus

Accessibility 2013

Students with disabilities are in need of accommodations, but every student stands to benefit from the incorporation of design elements that address acoustical and visual access, as well as different learning styles and proper technology integration. Acce

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