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Blueprint For Tomorrow
Blueprint For Tomorrow: Redesigning Schools For Student Centered Learning By Prakash Nair, Published by the Harvard Education Press
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Prakash Nair was a keynote speaker at Mexico’s premier international education conference hosted by SM Fundación in Mexico City in March 2015.

FNI’s Seven Stones Community School Opens
North Central Regina is home to the new Seven Stones Community School, CBC’s Tatenda Chikukwa reports. Watch the video here.

Intermediate Architectural Designer or Interior Designer Wanted for Hire
Fielding Nair International is currently seeking an Intermediate Designer with at least 5 years of experience to work in our Michigan Studio. The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated out-of-the box thinker and passionate about design and education…(more here)

Entry Level Architectural or Interior Designer Wanted for Hire
Fielding Nair International is currently seeking an Entry Level Architectural or Interior Designer with 0-3 years of experience to work in our Minneapolis Studio. The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated out-of-the box thinker and passionate about design and education…(more here)

Prakash Nair Has a New Book Out Through the Harvard Education Publishing Group titled, Blueprint for Tomorrow: Redesigning Schools for Student Centered Learning.
Buy the book through the Harvard Press website.
Or on Amazon.

Announcing a New FNI Partnership
The Common Ground Collaborative (CGC) is a global, non-profit network of educators, schools and social entrepreneurs that see learning as the key human capacity. This network is committed to building that capacity in ways that are simple, smart and sustainable. FNI is an active partner of the CGC. We provide architectural services to schools to support the Common Ground Curriculum by designing spaces for student centered learning. Learn more about the CGC at: www.thecgcproject.org

A New Harvard MOOC: Leaders of Learning

Horace Greeley High School unveils ‘cutting edge’ class space

FNI’s Douglas Park School in Regina, Saskatchewan has achieved LEED Gold Certification by the Canada Green Building Council.

Interview with Prakash Nair on New Learning Times website
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With the Help of FNI, Near Kazan plans to build the first international school in Tatarstan.

FNI’s Douglas Park School and Meadowdale Middle School are finalists for CEFPI’s highest honor: The MacConnell Award!

FNI has been hired to provide detailed designs for a Mount Vernon Presbyterian School Pilot Project to be completed over the summer in 2013.

FNI is Working on Two Private High School Projects in Cleveland: Magnificat and Saint Martin de Porres High School.

FNI has been selected to develop a long range Master Plan for the prestigious school Academy of the Holy Names in Tampa, Florida.

Click here for latest wins by FNI including projects in Brunei, Tanzania, Oman and Texas.

Tomorrow’s School – Beyond Yesterday’s Classroom
Check out these inspiring images of 21st century schools compiled by Prakash Nair

“Exploring Six Principles of Sustainable School Design” – Randy Fielding for WISE

First two of 100 schools Master Planned and Designed by FNI opens in Puerto Rico

FNI Selected by Nationally Acclaimed American School of Bombay, India

FNI Selected by Prestigious Al-Batinah International School, Oman

FNI Selected as Master Planners for Cleveland-Heights-University Heights School District in Ohio

FNI Selected as Planners and Design Architects for STEAM Middle School in Greenville, S. Carolina

FNI Completes Visioning Work for School Districts in Montana and Ontario


FNI selected by Bloomfield Hills Schools (MI) to lead the community through Facilitation, Planning and Design for their New High School.

Prakash Nair Featured in “Education World Magazine” for his Dedication in Transforming India’s Education Landscape

FNI’s Senior Designer, Mariana Boctor, featured in “Cocotte Design”: Designing the NextGen Schools — Just Like Home

FNI Appointed as Master Planners for $800 Million Puerto Rico School Modernization Program

FNI Projects Win Two International Awards

FNI’s innovative approach to school design featured in North American Design Magazine

FNI’s Arcola Community School design featured in Regina Leader-Post.

FNI Selected to serve as Planning and Design Consultant for TJHSST – America’s #1 High School.

Fully Revised 2nd Edition of Language of School Design is now available.

Sinarmas World Academy by FNI Awarded Prestigious Project of Distinction Award in Washington DC.

FNI to partner with India’s Yash Birla Group in a venture that will develop 300+ new schools

Designing Schools for 21st Century Learners
In this film, architect Randall Fielding demonstrates the connection between where and how students learn in the 21st century.

Don’t Just Rebuild Schools—Reinvent Them
“If we simply repair broken structures, we will ignore the real problems with American education while giving renewed life to a model of teaching and learning that has been obsolete since the end of the industrial era.”.

FNI’s Scotch Oakburn College Middle School Project in Launceston, Tasmania has Opened. Details

Randy Fielding interviewed Phorecast: “We need to teach our kids skills, not subjects!” Click here to listen to podcast

End-of-Year News: Several Exciting New Project Wins in Canada, USA, Malaysia and Abu Dhabi. Details

Mid-Year News Update: New projects, EFEI launch and publications. Details

The Cristo Rey Jesuit High School & Colin Powell Youth Leadership Center has been awarded. Details

Randall Fielding awarded CEFPI International Planner of the Year Details

Microsoft Taps FNI For Key Role in Global Innovative Schools Program Details

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School and Colin Powell Youth Leadership Center in operation in Minneapolis. Details

Health and Fitness Centre Opens at Scotch Oakburn College. Details

Groundbreakings on Cayman Islands.Details

A Comfortable Truth – 8 Truths about Comfort in Schools. Click here for link to new article.

FNI Adds several new consultants and expands service offerings.
Click here for details.

Building Futures – Video Interview with Prakash Nair
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Randall Fielding Interviewed on Charlotte Radio
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Randy Fielding interviewed on WCCO radio: “Human Rights and Design for Learning”
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New Project Wins
in 7 American states, and 6 countries. Details

The Language of School Design – New book by Nair and Fielding.
Available Now

Fielding Returns from Sri Lanka and Heads to Azerbaijan and Australia Details

Dr. Lackney criss-crosses land to lead design efforts on behalf of FNIDetails

Nair’s Latest trip covers 5 Australian States, Thailand and Singapore Details

Nair Returns from Planning & Design Consultation Workshops in 4 Australian States and Singapore Details

Nair in Australia – Nair to Keynote Australian Conference in April 2005. Details

Fielding in Singapore and Australia Details

Nair in Alaska Details

Fielding at NAF – Randy Fielding addresses National Audience at NAF Conference in New York. Details

Better Schools for Ohio – State of Ohio hires FNI to conduct detailed study of school designs. Details

FNI Wins MacConnell Award – Reece School in Tasmania Australia by FNI is MacConnell Award winner! Details

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Architects and Change Agents for Education

SCHOOL 2.0 — Designing Tomorrow’s Schools
SCHOOL 2.0 — Designing Tomorrow’s Schools

Fielding Nair International is the global leader for educational facilities planning and architectural design. FNI plans and designs school facilities for today and tomorrow with one primary goal in mind — to improve learning. FNI has provided professional services to local, regional and national governments, school districts and other educational clients in 43 countries on 6 continents. Principals of the firm have published dozens of important papers in architectural and educational journals, written best-selling books including the landmark, The Language of School Design and won several major industry awards for excellence including the CEFPI MacConnell Award and International Planner of the Year. Their work has attracted the attention of media outlets CNN.com, The New York Times, BBC Radio, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, The Washington Post, National Educational Association, School Construction News, School Planning and Management, Edutopia, Education Week, Architectural Digest, and Architecture Australia to name just a few.
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FNI works in close collaboration with local architects utilizing cutting-edge processes for Planning and Designing school facilities. This includes their research-based Educational Facilities Effectiveness Instrument™ (EFEI), used to assess over $1 billion worth of school facilities worldwide. FNI’s culture of innovation helps create world-class, quality-conscious facilities that cost less and are easier and faster to build.

FNI’s people include leading international educators and technologists as well as planners and architects. The firm has great credibility with school districts as agents for change. Their collaborative process builds bridges across a diverse community of stakeholders to create exemplary school facilities that will stand the test of time.

Click here to learn more about our innovative global practice.

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Tampa, Florida
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Launceston, Tasmania
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Medford, Oregon
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Durham, North Carolina
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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Thomas Jefferson High School
Alexandria, Virginia
North Central Shared Facility
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
The Regina Trades and Skills Centre
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Cayman Islands Projects
LAS Almaty Project
George Town Primary School
Cayman Islands
Middletown Public Schools Forest Avenue Elementary School Pilot Project
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Porirua College, New Zealand
“Building Futures” Projects
Victoria, Australia
Scotch Oakburn College
Launceston, Tasmania
Horizons Phuket
Phuket, Thailand
Bower’s Academy
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Paideia Academy
Apple Valley, Minnesota
Millenium High School
New York City, NY
Reece High School
Tasmania, Australia
Yeshiva Elementary School
Milwaukee, WI
Advanced Learning Environment Modules
Pathways World School
New Delhi, India
Harbor City International School, Duluth, MN
Goa International School
Goa, India
Avalon School
St. Paul, MN
Heriman Middle School
South Jordan, UT
Canning Vale High School
Perth, Western Australia
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