“The Chappaqua School District is fortunate to have passed funding to not only redevelop the way they look at their approach to the curriculum but to redesign their schools to help facilitate new ways in which to learn. I was introduced to Chappaqua through Fielding Nair International, a world class architectural firm specializing in designing… Read more »
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DECCAN CHRONICLE. | NIKHITA GOWRA Published Dec 18, 2016, 1:16 am ISTUpdated Dec 18, 2016, 7:14 am IST Deepti Reddy, daughter of a prominent business family that owns Pennar Cements, is the founder of this school. Telling us how the idea to start a school came about, she said, “For my children, I was looking… Read more »
FNI’s Rhode Island Studio won a 2016 AIAri Merit Award in the Interiors category for the International School of Kazan-President’s Primary School. The annual award program recognizes design excellence in projects in Rhode Island or by Rhode Island Architects. A Vermont-based jury met to review entries of varying size and scope. The jury included Jesse… Read more »
11/28/2016 Paradigm Communications Group / Alaska Airlines and Horizon Edition Magazines by Elizabeth Economou FNI’s Anne Frank Inspire Academy is the first topic in this look at innovative education today. FNI’s Founding CEO Prakash Nair provides insight into the data behind new ways of teaching and learning. Read or download the full article here.
Steel exterior of the school is now being added to the second story. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School is starting to take shape! Once complete, this school will consist of 15 learning studios, 3 learning commons, 1 media common, a gymnasium and other administrative and breakout spaces. The school will accommodate 363 students with… Read more »
MinnPost, By Erin Hinrichs | 11/14/16 During a recent round of morning check-ins, Principal Derek Davidson called over one of his ninth-graders who’d been absent a few days. Setting his backpack up on the table, the student showed Davidson some of the gay-pride buttons he’d received from a workshop he’d attended, where he was able to… Read more »
By Erik Zygmont • Catholic News Service • Posted October 28, 2016 “No one wants to close schools,” Sellinger said. “We really want to retain our presence everywhere, but, when you think about the outcome of the study and the analysis that was done … there were four schools that were identified for merger or… Read more »
Engagement with school communities drives FNI’s innovative education space design process. FNI principals and educators lead a variety of workshops, seminars and conferences that invite participation from all members of a school community, including students, parents, teachers and administrators. These interactions directly influence the design of the resulting education spaces, going beyond the typical design… Read more »
Fielding Nair International is creating another 10-10 school in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. That is, a school where learning is a “10” and so are the learning spaces. The two-story addition includes an elementary school, performing and visual arts spaces, and a new heart for all grades. Now under construction, the design echoes the Canadian Rockies… Read more »
Stephen Hurley’s in-depth article uses images and interviews from FNI’s schools to illustrate the successes and struggles of change agency in Canadian education. Learn how teachers in these schools embrace the challenges and opportunities presented by more varied options in teaching and learning spaces. Read the full article here.