Community Use


Harnessing the Potential of Outdoor Spaces

Outdoor Spaces

Harnessing the Potential of Outdoor Spaces

Enlisting students in your design plan and working alongside nature can result in outdoor spaces that are recreational, educational and engaging in ways you might not expect.

Spotlight on K-12 Master Planning

Long-term planning in the K-12 realm can be a source of great debate amongst teachers, administrators, and staff in a school district. Coming to a consensus as to what is important and what can wait is critical in the maintenance of a smoothly run district. Todd Spore, partner at PBK Architects, has long dealt with K-12 master planning. He sat down with School Planning & Management to answer a few questions about the topic.

Lights On Afterschool

Sustainable Athletic and Wellness Center

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Sustainable Athletic and Wellness Center

Supporting excellence of spirit, mind and body.

joint-use space for students and the community

Building Blueprints (Facilities In Focus)

Performing Dual Roles

A joint-use space for students and the community.

wireless tenants

Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Good Idea or Bad Idea?

Managing wireless tenants on school properties.



Deerfield Elementary School

Impact on Learning

Deerfield Elementary School

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Schools and Community

Serving all students in the classrooms and beyond.

Forging Promising Futures

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Forging Promising Futures

Baltimore high school creates new opportunities for the students and the community.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Sports and Athletics

An Unnecessary Cost Or A Benefit?

Schools working with the community and local law enforcement

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

A Proactive Approach

Working with the community and local law enforcement.

A Final Thought

Fill, Don't Close, Underused Schools.

It may be wiser to find ways to use the empty space for the community.

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