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  • Daniel, Thanks for sharing this information and website, great topic and insights! One of our sales teams on the east coast has been working through Design Thinking sessions with a group of 4 th graders in Denver [via video chat]. Wow, what an...

  • Hello fellow CAE colleagues! At the CAE conference in Berlin today, we heard a panel discussion regarding participatory design for school facilities. One insight I gained was from Rosie Parnell, who highlighted the difference between "designing...

  • THIS MONTH'S TOPIC- “In an environment of tight budgets and stretched capacity, project goals must meet clear metrics to provide their worth. Innovation and hard to quantify collaboration spaces can fall by the wayside when establishing space...

  • During the 2016 AIA CAE Conference in Berlin and in my post-conference blog entries I will be focusing on participatory design methodology and applications in the various projects and lectures. Stay tuned for insights from the conference – both...

  • Lennie, Agreed. We should discuss further on Friday's call? Thanks, Michael Michael A. Nieminen FAIA Partner Kliment Halsband Architects 322 Eighth Avenue New York NY 10001 t 212.243.7400 f 212.633.9769 nieminen@kliment-halsband.com...

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  • EV102 - AIA-CAE Education Facility Design Awards Reception

    Join us in celebrating the winners of the 2016 Committee on Architecture for Education Design Awards during the Find your Community in Philly and Beyond event! Come learn about the top designs and mingle with other education facility architects in an architecturally inspiring space.

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  • The Spring 2016 CAE Conference in Berlin was interspersed with a broad variety of educational spaces - from K-12 schools to Universities, libraries to a research academy of the Jewish Museum, historical buildings to Germany's most sustainable building....

  • One week has passed since returning from the CAE Berlin Conference. In Portland, Maine this week a group of well-organized parents from Protect our Neighborhood Schools organized proponents of the project packing a Joint School Board Facilities and...

  • What is your most influential take away from the school system you grew up in? We all have experiences that have shaped us, both positive and negative. How does that affect how we design schools today? The appreciation of unfamiliar languages and cultures...

  • During the 2016 AIA CAE Conference in Berlin and in my post-conference blog entries I will be focusing on participatory design methodology and applications in the various projects and lectures. Stay tuned for insights from the conference – both in...

  • Education is at the heart of what I do. 100% of Architecture for Education's work are educational spaces; whether we're designing a new K-12 school, a culinary center for at risk youth, an outdoor maker space, or converting an old basement to geology...