SCHOOL BUILDINGS – THE LAST DOMINO
It’s Time for Learning Spaces to Catch Up
Prakash Nair, AIA
Harvard Education Publishing Group
One by one, the upended elements of schooling previously deemed “essential” such as textbooks, standardized tests, mandatory attendance, required number of days in school, and homework. Today, the traditional school building is the last domino standing between the past and the future. . .READ MORE
Parul Minhas, Prakash Nair, AIA
Association for Learning Environments
When it comes to designing and constructing schools, architects and planners are rarely asked to employ design strategies that promote the mental and physical health of children. This paper proposes a comprehensive set of 27 design guidelines and an accompanying assessment tool . . . READ MORE
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EDUCATION BY DESIGN
Education Design International is a global leader in education planning and architectural design with numerous Industry awards for excellence. EDI builds and renovates school facilities for today and tomorrow with one primary goal in mind —
to improve learning.
SEVEN REASONS WHY EDI IS THE WORLD LEADER OF INNOVATIVE SCHOOL DESIGN
EDI is dedicated to supporting school communities in creating exemplary schools based on the latest research. This research spans a multitude of disciplines including architecture, interior design, education, health & wellbeing, neuroscience, psychology, and the latest developments in technology. EDI’s recent white papers aim to bridge the gap between research and practice by providing practical and robust strategies to enhance learning environments. Here are some of the most recent publications: CLICK HERE
We have won numerous major global Industry Awards for excellence including A4LE’s MacConnell Award.
Members of EDI’s team have written dozens of publications and three highly acclaimed books, Learning by Design, The Language of School Design and Blueprint for Tomorrow: Redesigning Schools for Student-Centered Learning published by the Harvard Education Press.
With Sir Ken Robinson
A major highlight of our year!
We had the distinct pleasure to spend quality time with Sir Ken Robinson who was education’s most influential and compelling advocate for innovation and transformation. We are deeply saddened by the news of his passing. He was truly a giant among us mere mortals. We will honor his memory and legacy by taking inspiration from the rich tapestry of work he has left behind.
Keynote and Masterclass at
For a third year in a row, Prakash Nair was invited as a keynote speaker at the 2019 EduTech Conference – the largest education conference in Australia. Click here to check out our full day MasterClass and other online and in-person workshops.
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Prakash Nair TEDX TALK
Any Company is only as good as the people who work with it. EDI is honored to have access to some of the most extraordinary talent in the world of education and school design.
From time to time EDI’s Founding President & CEO Prakash Nair will be posting his observations on the state of education. Many (but not all) posts will be connected to learning spaces. That is because, while school design is our interest, transforming education is our passion.