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Chicago Tribune, March 13, 2014 -- Northwestern University will announce a $3.75 billion fundraising campaign. Some of the funds will go toward four new buildings, three of which have been...
The 2015-16 budget includes $675 million for local school construction, including repairs and new buildings; $455 million for 37 public colleges and universities.  The Columbus Dispatch  •  Tuesday...
SASKATOON, SASK,: MARCH 14, 2014 - Teachers, students, parents, and education administrators that worked all week with architects did a crash course in brainstorming and designing to what new joint...

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article thumbnail  Technology is reshaping education around the world. From the rapid proliferation of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, to the widespread use of devices that support a variety of “blended learning” models (part online, part bricks-and-mortar). READ THIS ENTIRE WHITE PAPER IN THE SPRING 2014 DIGITAL EDITION OF LEARNING BY DESIGN.   This design research study was conducted to evaluate the spatial implications of technology on learning spaces. Observations were conducted at 16 schools, which...
article thumbnailCleveland, OH –March 17, 2014 BLRB Architects (Tacoma, WA) for the Helen Keller Elementary School, (Kirkland, WA): EE&K A&E - a Joint Venture of Perkins Eastman, SK&A and Setty & Associates in association with Moody•Nolan (Washington, DC)  for the Dunbar Senior High School, (Washington, DC); NAC|Architecture(Seattle, WA) for the Secondary Learning Center(Renton, WA); RB+B Architects, Inc. (Fort Collins, CO) for the Casey Middle School, (Boulder, CO) received Grand Prize Awards for...
AAF Design for Learning Council Convenes
Wednesday, 30 October 2013
article thumbnailOn October 28, 2013, the American Architectural Foundation welcomed national leaders in design and education to the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C., for the inaugural convening of the Design for Learning Council. A report on the proceedings will be available here shortly. The Council is being formed through an invitation-only process and will be composed of an influential cross-section of leaders in education, technology, philanthropy, and design, including: Innovative and entrepreneurial...
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