April 20, 2005
2005 Awards Program:
Program registration bonus:
"DesignShare is a critical
resource for any development team seeking to make a difference in their
students future learning environment. We have received a tremendous volume
of inquiries by school boards from across the nation after winning a coveted
DesignShare award. We are grateful to the DesignShare team for allowing
others to learn from our design experience while undertaking a similar
DesignShare World Forum: Barcelona, June 2005
The DesignShare World Forum in Barcelona from June 23rd to June 25th 2005 will examine many emerging ideas that will shape the future of global education and the architecture that gives it expression. Set in the beautiful city of Barcelona, Spain, the Forum expects participants from the U.S., Canada, UK, Netherlands, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, Germany, Austria, Italy, France and many other countries. Space is still available, but limited, so reserve now for this special opportunity to work hands-on with the world’s leading experts on school planning and design. . .and bring the family!
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Fresh Perspectives, April 2005:
Radically Rethinking Education
This interview with Prakash Nair originally appeared in DESIGNER/builder magazine. Always the provocateur, Nair challenges us to radically rethink our understanding of schools and education.
Read "Radically Rethinking Education"
Getting REAL: an interview with John Sole,
Project-based Service Learning Master Teacher
by Jeffrey A. Lackney
In this insightful interview, John Sole discusses the benefits of Project-Based Service Learning. He articulates the concepts behind this powerful teaching methodology, and explains why architects should be interested in project-based learning.
Read "Getting REAL"
This Newsletter is Sponsored by:
The C/S Group
Construction Specialties, Inc. (C/S GROUP) is committed to design innovation and the improvement of educational environments. C/S manufactures impact-resistant wall covering and wall protection products, entrance-flooring systems, expansion joint covers and daylight management products for schools. With more than 70 registered patents, C/S is skilled in listening to architects and developing innovative new products to meet their projects’ specific requirements. A complete Design Manual is available at (888) 621-3344. You may also download product drawings directly from the C/S Web site at:
Fielding Nair International
FNI Principals Randall Fielding and Prakash Nair are among the world's leading school planning and design consultants. They have completed $10 billion worth of school work, won nine international awards including the prestigious CEFPI MacConnell Award in 2003, and consulted in 19 states and 13 countries on five continents. Complete listings of the firm's latest projects, publications, clients and services offered are available at their web site at http://fieldingnair.com
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