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Honolulu, November 6 and 7, 2014 Session Title: Constructing Learning, Constructing Learning Spaces This interactive presentation and workshop takes people through a series of activities to construct understanding about what learning is and how it happens, then segues into designing spaces/ future schools where that kind of learning can be supported. Concrete examples… Read more »
In Blueprint for Tomorrow published by the Harvard Education Press, Prakash Nair—one of the world’s leading school designers—explores the hidden messages that our school facilities and classrooms convey and advocates for the “alignment” of the design of places in which we teach and learn with twenty-first-century learning goals. Buy through the Harvard Education Press. Purchase on Amazon.
Renovating school facilities for student-centered learning by Prakash Nair. The United States has more than $2 trillion of net worth tied up in its school facilities, making it the country’s single largest educational investment. The average age of schools in most districts across the nation is between 30 and 50 years. On top of increasing routine… Read more »
FNI, with local partner architect Ryan Companies has been recognized with a Citation award in the AIA 2008 Educational Facility Design Awards for the Cristo Rey Jesuit High School/Colin Powell Youth Leadership Center. The awards are sponsored by the American Institute of Architects’ Committee on Architecture for Education. The awards will be presented at the 2008… Read more »