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Laraway School

Chicago-based Legat architects bring to life a brand new school in Illinois for students ranging from pre-k to eighth grade For some 10 years, Chicago-based Legat Architects worked with Laraway...

Leonhard Commons

Gensler Philadelphia uses student feedback to create a collaborative environment for the Penn State University's College of Engineering   Penn State University’s well-regarded College of...

Fellows Hall

New York-based PBDW Architects create a stunning multi-functional building on the Williams College campus in Williamstown, Massachusetts.   Prior to...

Emily Czarnecki

Emily Czarnecki

Get to know the senior associate and senior interior designer at JCJ Architecture, who is inspired by personalized learning Q: Do you have any powerful childhood memories of design? A: Growing up, I often visited Los Angeles to see extended family. My aunt who lived...

Erika Eitland

Erika Eitland

Meet the director of the Human Experience (Hx) Lab at Perkins & Will's Boston office, who is building on a foundation of research, health, and wellness Q: What first drew you to the built environment? A: My mother likes to say I fell in love with green buildings...

Pam Loeffelman

Pam Loeffelman

The senior principal at DLR Group in Denver traces her love of education design back to her childhood in the Virgin Islands Q: What are your first childhood memories of design? A: I grew up in the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Guam, and Africa, where my father...

Kerry Leonard

Kerry Leonard

The director of architecture at Reimagine America’s Schools in Chicago discusses most challenging projects, lessons learned, and pivoting due to the pandemic Q: Do you have a powerful childhood memory of architecture? A: As a kid, I was always building in the woods...

Joshua Lee

Joshua Lee

Exploring innovation and flexibility drive the designs Carnegie Mellon University's assistant professor of architecture and track co-chair for architecture-engineering-construction management Q; How did you first fall in love with the built environment? A: When I was...

Dina Sorensen

Dina Sorensen

The design director at D. Studio in North Carolina talks about the importance of play, and evolving design thinking Q: How did you first fall in love with design?  A: I knew I would end up in New York and Paris to study painting and sculpture when I was in 6th or 7th...

Bill Strickland

Bill Strickland

EDspaces 2021 keynote shares how he changed education in Pittsburgh through his nonprofit Manchester Bidwell Corporation EDspaces 2021 keynote Bill Strickland, a Pittsburgh education leader who believes learning environments can build hope Q: It seems like so much of...