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well designed learning spaces

Interiors

Great Opportunities to Inspire

Well-designed learning spaces better prepare students for their future careers.

learning stairs

Interiors

Learning Stairs: The New Student-Centered Space

The new student-centered space.

school sports venue

The "Value" of Multi-Million-Dollar Sports Venues

There has been a lot of news coverage — both positive and negative — about high-priced sports venue on K-12 school campuses. In this article, SP&M presents two such projects and allows you to be the judge.

improve student learning

Interiors

Want to Improve Student Learning?

Rethink the classroom, not just the curriculum.

school security

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

All Round School Security

School security starts at the perimeter of the school, but where is that? Security experts point to three perimeters that need securing.

germs everywhere

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Don't Touch That!

Your mom was right. There are germs everywhere. Don’t touch them. And don’t touch your face.

Healthy Learning Environments

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

U.S. Schools Struggle to Maintain a Healthy Learning Environment

Educational institutions face mounting risks from mold, asbestos and hidden underground environmental issues.

Livable Building

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Texas Middle School Earns Livable Buildings Award

Design reflects growing trend toward sustainable solutions and hands-on learning environments.



Healthy Classroom

Maintaining a Healthy Classroom Environment

Lowering health risks enables students to learn better and teachers to teach more.

Outdoor Spaces

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Outdoor Spaces

Creating a true community place where everyone feels welcome.

Whole System Design

Whole Systems Design

An integrated approach to sustainability.

interior design for schools

Design Does Matter

Are your students engaged and excited about learning? Lecture versus hands-on exercises. Static desks versus swivel chairs and Hokkie Stools. Industrial Age versus 21st Century design. What does your high school look like? And how engaged are your students?

Internet of Things

Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)

The Internet of Things (IoT): The Art of the Possible

Education professionals predict that, in five years, the majority of schools will have incorporated IoT into core functional areas. What is IoT, and how does it and will it relate to our educational facilities?

campus fence

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Removing Barriers

As years go by, school campuses can become tangled with fencing which no longer serves its original purpose. Improve the appearance of school grounds by removing outdated, unnecessary barriers.

perimeter security

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

The Secure School Perimeter

Meeting the growing challenge of security in K-12 schools.

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