Exploration & Ideas

Blue Print


Discovery Elementary School - CLICK HERE

This school in Arlington, VA. was designed with a student-centered wayfinding narrative in mind. It was the largest NZE (net-zero energy) elementary school built in the United States when it opened in 2015.

Classroom school exterior

 

Horace Mann Elementary - CLICK HERE

This Washington, D.C.-based school is one of only a dozen elementary schools in the nation to win Blue Ribbon for 5 years. Their new campus in the northwest corner of the city is described as the physical realization of our most essential educational values.

Brick and glass school Ivy on interior wall Hallway with bench and pink tree painting

Innovative Design is Revolutionising Traditional Classrooms - CLICK HERE

Studies have shown the design and layout of the space in which students learn can heavily influence their performance in school and ultimately their academic success. Maha Barada presents three stories from around the world exploring the research behind this idea. 

 

Summit Sierra Public School - CLICK HERE

This high school in Seattle, WA. uses the Summit Model, a research-backed approach designed to create an educational experience that supports the whole student throughout the school day.

 

People watching a group on stage student watching teacher people talking in large room

 

Casis Elementary School - CLICK HERE

This school in Austin, TX has a teaching garden designed to offer students nature-based learning, access to nutritious, sustainably-sourced food, and knowledge about sustainable food systems. The efforts are meant to improve the health of our students, along with social, emotional, and academic outcomes.
Vines on outdoor structure Students in outdoor classroom Black and White Picture of people planting trees

photos courtesy of http://baldridge-architects.com/

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