Planning and Design


healthier more sustainable school environment

Facility Planning

The Educational Village

Moving towards a healthier, more sustainable school environment.

outdoor learning space

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Blinded by the Light

Consideration for outdoor learning spaces.

Sustainable School Design

Sustainable Schools

Make Green Your Theme

Design strategies to keep sustainability top of mind.

Special needs classroom

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Some Challenges and Solutions

Accommodating special education needs.

Color in the Learning Environment

Fun and colorful school classroom

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Schools Should be Fun Places

The effects of design, lighting, and color in learning environments.

Environments That Inspire

Celebrating legacy, school, pride and culture through inspiring environmental graphics improves student awareness and recruiting.

Age specific school design of common area

Building Blueprints (Facilities In Focus)

Design For the Educational Journey

How classrooms respond to age-specific needs.



Facility Planning

Child-Centered Learning

Educators are the key drivers.

Student-Centered Designed space from the outside

Student-Centered Design

Transforming educational space for the 21st-century student.

School Exterior: Kennedy-Curry Middle School

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Appearance Does Matter

Good exterior design can "celebrate" the school.

Reusing as a means to sustainability

Sustainable Schools

Making Old (Schools) New, Again

Reusing as a means to sustainability.

Sustainable Athletic and Wellness Center

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Sustainable Athletic and Wellness Center

Supporting excellence of spirit, mind and body.

Education interiors

Details Matter

Education interiors make a big difference.

Academic Building Supports Collaborative Learning Environments

The Samueli School is a place where students “live and learn” in a variety of spaces that can inspire and guide them to become productive in their academic careers which can lead to lifelong success.

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