Kingston’s newest Catholic school offers one-of-a-kind learning experience

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By Heather Senoran – Videographer  Global News The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board’s new school is ready for students, after about a year of construction and $9 million. “The opportunity for us to build, allows us to refurbish three aging school communities,” said Jody DiRocco, the director of education with the ALCDSB. St. Francis of Assisi… Read more »

AHN opens to new ‘collaborative learning’ environment

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By Sheila Mullane Estrada, Times Correspondent, Monday, August 28, 2017 10:49am TAMPA — Middle schoolers at the Academy of the Holy Names greeted their newly renovated classrooms with excitement Wednesday morning. They were about to begin a new adventure in learning, the result of years of planning and millions of dollars spent to completely update their… Read more »

Boulder Valley Prepares to Open Four New Schools Designed Around Innovation

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By Amy Bounds Staff Writer, Daily Camera PHOTO: Principal Brent Caldwell discusses logistics with teachers about the first day of school while organizing school supplies at the new Meadowlark School on Wednesday in Erie.  (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer) A new school year is the least of the first-day newness that students will experience at Erie’s… Read more »

Innovative Building Inspired by the Hummingbird is Creating Buzz

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Fielding Nair International’s new idea factory in Minneapolis is both named for and modeled on nature’s miracle of flight, the Hummingbird. One of the world’s speediest creatures that utilizes a small carbon footprint, it’s the only bird nimble enough to fly backward. Eager to capture this agility in a new building, Randy Fielding, FNI founder… Read more »

Prakash at the Future Schools Conference, Australia, 2017

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Prakash explains the many ways innovative learning spaces can positively impact students. Pathfinder Projects allow schools to experiment with new ways of teaching and learning by renovating smaller portions of their education facility.

A uniquely agile building, designed for living, working, and learning.

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Architect plans Uptown office, apartments by Hank Long, Finance & Commerce, Feb 2017 Last month the Minneapolis Planning Commission approved a three-story, mixed-use project proposed at 3453 Hennepin Ave. S. in Minneapolis. The site is a half-mile south of Calhoun Square. Read more here.  

Prakash Nair Ted-X Talk 2017

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Design for Learning in the Creative Age | TEDxGuilfordCollege: Published on Feb 1, 2017 One of the most fundamental problems with education is the obsolescence of the traditional classroom. Prakash Nair presents a cost-effective solution.

FNI Mentioned on Dave Ciganko’s New Blog

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“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 »