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We live in a dynamic, fast-paced world that demands continuous adaptation. As lifelong learners, we believe that we must be in constant motion—communicating, collaborating, and evolving. We strive to continually provide innovative design strategies on every project, viewing each as an opportunity to enhance communities and improve the human condition. Here you will find our recent thinking on learning.

Oct 30, 2017

Wilderness Wonder: Alaska’s Dena’Ina Elementary School

Situated on a 10-acre birch-forested site in Wasilla, Alaska, the 400-student Dena’ina Elementary School is a new model for the district with a focus on collaboration, flexible learning, and community inclusion, topics that are at forefront of school facility discussions nationwide. Read More +

Sep 05, 2017

One Day at SAGE: A Future-Ready Learning Environment

A new school provides a true example of a learning environment designed with enough flexibility to support both current and future modes of learning and represents how research-based practices can be used to create facilities where students take control of their education and that best prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow – whatever they may be. Read More +

Jun 29, 2017

Helping Build the Next Generation of Architects

For four hours, students from Chicago public schools came to our Wrigley Building office to share in the experience of networking, mentorship, and design as part of the Windy City-based EMBARC program. But even a short experience can have a lsating impact for students and mentors alike. Read More +

Mar 14, 2017

Libraries: Design for Evolution

We need to revise our understanding of what a library is and can do in a community if we are to think about the long-term future for these important spaces. Designers can help libraries adapt to changing time. Read More +