Walls and Wall Coverings


Carrie Busey Elementary School library carpet tile. Credit: Scott Berman

Components & Materials

It’s All in the Details: Walls, Ceilings and Floors

Walls, ceilings and floors, along with all interior and other building elements, must meet budgetary, acoustic, resilience, sustainability and maintenance requirements, with builders weighing such factors and others. Here are some ways that schools are making their interiors stand out.

Guest Viewpoint

Turnkey Renovation Solutions for A+ Aesthetics

A few solutions to minimize renovation costs and support sustainablity goals.

This article originally appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of Spaces4Learning.

noisy classroom

Facilities (Walls, Ceilings & Floors)

The Noisy Classroom

This article originally appeared in the School Planning & Management September 2019 issue of Spaces4Learning.

atrium wall

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Living Wall Graces University Atrium

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management June 2019 issue of Spaces4Learning.

roxbury latin

Impact On Learning

Roxbury Latin School

This article originally appeared in the School Planning & Management April/May 2019 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Hot Tips (Wall Protection)

Things to Know About Wall Protection

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management October 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Open But Secure

Trex Commercial Products

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Railing Enhances Openness of Student Center

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management July/August 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Resimericial Design

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Resimercial Design

Creating learning environments that positively impact students.

This article originally appeared in the School Planning & Management June 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.

walls

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Walls That Promote Learning

Walls and ceilings have evolved from flat white panels into attractive interior design elements that contribute to educational quality.

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management June 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.



fabric wall

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Transforming Walls into Versatile Surfaces

This article originally appeared in the School Planning & Management May 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Dr. Kirk Lewis Career & Technical High School

Impact on Learning

Dr. Kirk Lewis Career & Technical High School

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management March 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.

College of Business Building at UNL

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

A New Heart of Campus

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management January 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Acrovyn

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Walls Stand Up to Demands of Nursing Education

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

Walls

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

The Handwriting Is on the Wall

Take a look at the next big thing in college and university classroom design: walls you can write on and push around.

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

Hot Tips: Wall Protection

Three Things to Know About Wall Protection

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

daylighting in classroom

Energy Savings: Insights and Innovation

As U.S. schools continue to face increasing budget pressures, implementing strategies for energy savings can have a significant positive impact on the bottom line for school districts.

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

Koliganek Huskies school

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Managing Moisture

Building schools in Alaska has is own set of challenges.

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

Hot Tips (Wall Protection)

Create Visual Interest With Wall Protection

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

Pasadena Independent School District

Impact on Learning

Dr. Kirk Lewis Career & Technical High School

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

band and choral room acoustics design

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Walls and Ceilings

A planning primer for band and choral room acoustics design.

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

Hot Tips

Wall Coverings

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

Transparency in buildings

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

A Sense of Place

Making schools more transparent builds a communal environment.

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

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.

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

Next Generation Learning Interiors

Education Interiors

The Needs They Are A-Changin'

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

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

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.

This article originally appeared in the issue of .