A closer look at how architects are addressing student behaviors, improving the learning environment, and enhancing the sustainability of educational buildings with design.
By: Jeanette Fitzgerald Pitts
Sponsored by: Bradley Corp.
Many of the pressing issues facing schools today can be addressed through design.
After reading this article, you should be able to:
- Describe how the inclusive restroom design concept addresses the bad behaviors plaguing bathroom spaces and improves student safety.
- Summarize the ways that acoustical surfaces, lighting, and HVAC systems are being used to improve the comfort of the learning environment, helping students perform better in class.
- Identify various solutions that can be incorporated to heighten security throughout a school.
- Explain some of the sustainability strategies making schools more environmentally friendly.