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Mar 01, 2017

Facility Planning: Designing in Future Tense 

More tips for designing forward-facing educational facilities....More
Dec 01, 2016

Facility Planning: Future Tense 

Anticipating school design trends shaping PreK-12 learning....More
Sep 01, 2016

Facility Planning: Common Understanding 

School design considerations for deaf and hearing-impaired learners....More
Aug 01, 2016

Facility Planning: Sound Design 

Designing schools for deaf and hearing-impaired learners....More
Jul 01, 2016

Facility Planning: Radical Renovation 

A radical redesign can rejuvenate and refocus a school facility without interrupting operation....More
Jun 01, 2016

Facility Planning: Heart and Head 

Incorporating both physical and mental exercise in learning....More
May 01, 2016

Facility Planning: Breaking the Line 

How recent brain research is overturning a century of “assembly line” education design....More
Mar 01, 2016

Facility Planning: An Educational Movement 

Integrating physical activity into the learning space....More
Feb 01, 2016

Facility Planning: Room to Move 

Supporting physical exercise in learning and design....More
Jan 01, 2016

Facility Planning: Wise Workout 

Exercising the mind and body in learning and design....More
Dec 01, 2015

Facility Planning: Expanding Our Vision 1

Making a difference in education at home and abroad....More
Oct 01, 2015

Facility Planning: Breaking Ground

Innovative school design is worth the risk and effort....More
Sep 01, 2015

Facility Planning: Cutting Doubt Off at the Pass

How architects can anticipate reluctance toward innovative school design....More
Jun 01, 2015

Facility Planning: The ‘Gulf of Reluctance’

Building a bridge to those isolated by the idea of change....More
May 01, 2015

Facility Planning: Education Innovation

Innovative school design must be responsive and adaptable....More

Paul W. Erickson

Erickson, AIA/NCARB/REFP, is president of ATS&R Planners/Architects/Engineers, Minneapolis, a multi-disciplined firm specializing in pre-K to 12 and post-secondary school planning and design.
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