Design


Designing Early Learning Classrooms

Designing Early Learning Classrooms

Early learning experts offer insights for classroom design, illustrated by an Illinois-based example.

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Classroom Sensory Elements

Education Interiors

Multiple Sensory Elements of Classrooms

Study shows that sitting still does not equal paying attention.

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Trends in Higher Education Interiors

Trends in Higher Education Interiors

An increasing number of options in materials, furnishings and finishes is leading to vibrant, inviting design.

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Next Generation Learning Interiors

Education Interiors

The Needs They Are A-Changin'

"Next-Generation Learning" is having a significant affect on interior design.

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Designing for Research

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Designing for Research

Selecting the right materials in order to deliver a safe, efficient and technology-laden facility that can adapt to changing research directions can be a daunting task.

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wood a material of choice

Wood Makes the Grade For Student Housing

Cost savings, aesthetic value and speed of construction make wood a material of choice for campus construction.

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Campus fencing

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Campus fencing serves many different functions, be it to enhance landscaping or visual identity, for safety, noise reduction and privacy, or directing traffic. There are any number of types of fencing and other amenities to consider when site planning on campus.

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Building Exteriors

Master Planning Campus Amenties - Including Fencing - For Visual Character and Identity

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Emerging Technology

Unintended Consequences

The design and up-fit of educational facilities should be the result of a whole systems approach and not one of designing and installing isolated pieces and parts.

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There Can Be No Doubt

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

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A Final Thought

Schools Are Still Changing

We need a non-governmental foundation, like EFL, to support and fund exploration.

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Permanent modular construction

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Quick, Efficient Options

Permanent modular construction can provide fast, green solutions for schools.

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Adaptive technologies

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Access for All

Adaptive technologies help students with disabilities fully engage in campus life.

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exterior and interior of campus buildings

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

The Finished Product

Today's options for building exteriors vary widely from traditional brick. An expanded palette of materials offers vivid color and texture choices to architects and designers.

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Designing for Safety

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Designing for Safety

Integrating Crime prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) concepts into master planning and design is one demonstrated way to create an overall safe campus.

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Nexus

Facility Planning

Nexus

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Coloring the Classroom

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Coloring the Classroom

The forgotten component of the educational experience.

This article originally appeared in the School Planning & Management December 2013 issue of Spaces4Learning.

RoboPark

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

RoboPark

Nobody thinks of parking, until they need it. Then it's a chore. Technology promises to make finding and paying for a space easier, and might even convince drivers to take the bus.

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management October 2013 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Accessibility 2013

Students with disabilities are in need of accommodations, but every student stands to benefit from the incorporation of design elements that address acoustical and visual access, as well as different learning styles and proper technology integration. Acce