Magnificat students ‘surround’ themselves with design ideas

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“The design firm of Fielding Nair International was selected to come up with a schematic for the work, and senior designer James Seaman visited the school…” “Seaman also presented designs of the Surround Learning areas to the students, which were based on the discussions and findings during his spring visit.”

Liberated Spaces: Purposeful School Design Says Goodbye to Cells and Bells

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Using Douglas Park School as an example, Jennifer Lewington explores how school spaces impact 21st century learning: “School districts in Canada are part of a growing international movement that puts strong emphasis on school design to serve the diverse needs and learning styles of students for the 21st century economy. Diverse, purposeful spaces for individual… Read more »

The Classroom Is Obsolete: It’s Time for Something New

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The overwhelming majority of the nearly 76 million students in America’s schools and colleges spend most of the academic day in classrooms. That’s a problem because the classroom has been obsolete for several decades. That’s not just my opinion. It’s established science.   Published Online: July 29, 2011 COMMENTARY The Classroom Is Obsolete: It’s Time… Read more »

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

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Architects at Fielding Nair International who specialize in educational design to improve student learning will lead the Bloomfield Hills Schools community through a six-month high school design process, and production of schematics. BHS trustees at Thursday’s Board of Education meeting approved a not to exceed $863,116 to FNI for facilitation, planning and design work to… Read more »

Randy Fielding interview podcast on Phorecast

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Randy Fielding was interviewed by Swedish consulting firm Phorecast for a podcast on FNI’s educational philosophy, including some of Randy’s own techniques for maintaining creativity in his design studio… from exercise equipment to reindeer antlers! He discusses some of FNI’s innovations in challenging and exciting schools around the globe, and reflects on how FNI’s philosophy… Read more »

Spaces for Learning

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Prakash Nair listed as a partner in Victorian Government’s ‘vast’ education facilities investment program “Not education as usual — History in the making as the Cayman Islands take a holistic approach to the transformation of its entire government education system and blaze the trail towards building the ultimate 21st century learning spaces.” Prakash Nair and… Read more »

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

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U.S. based Fielding Nair International’s President, Prakash Nair, has a passion to create innovative 21st century learning environments all around the world. Addressing a group of academic heavyweights recently at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Mumbai, Nair’s 60-minute lecture on “Learning by Design in the Creative Age”, which centered on how educational environments can be transformed… Read more »

FNI Projects Win Two International Awards

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FNI’s Duke School in North Carolina and Scotch Oakburn College in Tasmania have received awards from the American School Board Journal’s Learning By Design, “The Premier Source for Education Design Innovation & Excellence”. Download the awards packet here.