Features


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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

We All Scream For—Mobility, Convenience, Flex Appeal, and Lunchtime Learning

Today's schools aren't putting all of their eggs in one basket, but opting for more personal choice, food portability, and digital functionality in student dining facilities.

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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

FRESH AIR: The Impact of HVAC Systems on Indoor Air Quality

Expecting children to learn in poorly ventilated classrooms is like requiring them to read blurry textbooks.

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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Deep Breaths

The EPA says improving indoor air quality can improve the performance of students and teachers.

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Education Interiors

The interior spaces where students’ high school careers and experiences unfold are of prime importance to those young people, faculty, staff, and administrators. The best such spaces help districts and individual schools express and realize their goals while guiding high school students toward achieving theirs.

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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Ways School Administrators Can Keep Students and Staff Healthy this Winter

Why a new type of cleaning and maintenance protocol may be necessary.

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Storm Shelters for Education Facilities

Designers should consider these three things.

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Designing to Reinvent Teaching & Learning

Changing space is easy, but changing what happens in that space is where the real magic happens.

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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The Business of School Buses

Organizing and managing a school bus operation is a large business undertaking for any school district.



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Safe and Secure Schools

A Safer Dismissal Process, One Pickup at a Time

For one elementary school principal, reorganizing the end of the school day has made life less chaotic for teachers, students, and parents.

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Safe and Secure Schools

It's In The Details

Make sure to check credentials, qualifications of third-party contractors, staff.

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Safe and Secure Schools

Buckets of Rocks and Baseball Bats in Schools

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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The Building Envelope

Envelopes have long since evolved from a means to just keep outside out and inside in. Systems are advancing with, among other things, sophisticated air and vapor barriers, airtight interiors, increasingly efficient windows, and exceedingly insulated roofs.

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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Taming the Great Outdoors

With a little planning, outdoor spaces can be transformed into things of beauty that students want to use.

sports facilities

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Sports Facilities: Focusing On Elevating the Fan Experience

Sports facilities in schools and universities are incorporating new design trends to drive more fans from their homes to the stadium. With rapid advances in technology, sports facility designers feel that in stadium venues, technology is reshaping fan experience.

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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

A Safer Environment

How to make healthier cleaning work in educational facilities.

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