Planning and Design


Acoustical Considerations

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Acoustical Considerations for 21st-Century K-12 Learning Environments

Today's educational trends require sound acoustical design.

Learning Studios and Classroom Design

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Learning Studios and Classroom Design

When students become the masters of their own learning.

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.

Architectural Innovations

Architectural Innovations for Immersive Learning Environments In K-12 Schools

New forms of architecture design for K-12 schools are creating in-depth, adaptive and flexible learning spaces for students with diverse and changing learning needs.

Early Childhood Design

5 Building Blocks of Early Childhood Design

Creating a Student-Centered Environment.

Learning Landscape

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Learning Landscape Benefits S.T.E.A.M. Education

The children's center at Caltech reflects local ecology.

personal learning spaces

Personal Learning Spaces: Going Beyond Just Flexiblity



elementary school prototype paradigm

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

What If We Changed the Rules

There Can Be No Doubt

Facilities and the conditions of the learning environment have an effect on students and staff.

dining facilities

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Food For Thought

Turning dining facilities into learning environments.

Historic Jones and Palmer Halls

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The Next 100 Years

Historic Jones and Palmer Halls Redesigned for New Purposes.

State of our School Infrastructure

Facility Planning

Cheat Sheet 2016

A primer of pK-12 public schools infrastructure facts.

Trends in Education

The Global Challenge

Moving the Learning Environment Beyond the Four Walls

historic school library

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Making Historic Schools Useful Again

Projects tend to be complex, but great for community.

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