Nitin Rajpal

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Expansion of the American School of the Hague / Kraaijvanger

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> As a farm with several buildings, The American School of The Hague in Wassenaar is expanded for The …

Alexandria Area High School / Cuningham Group Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Alexandria, Minnesota is ranked as one of the fastest growing micropolitan cities in Minnesota. The city …

Hakusui Nursery School / Yamazaki Kentaro Design Workshop

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This nursery school in Sakura, Chiba was planned to accommodate 60 pupils. Seiyu-Kai, a local social …

Architecture

SOM designs first net-zero energy school in New York City on Staten Island

Architecture firm SOM has completed the first public school in New York City that generates as much energy on site as it consumes (+ …

New York City

School dining hall by De Rosee Sa and PMR recreates Fantastic Mr Fox's underground village

A rainbow-coloured facade shaped like a row of houses fronts this school dining hall in southeast England, designed by UK studios De Rosee Sa and PMR …

Food & Dining

Architizer

Bad UK school design is wasting £150 million each year, claims RIBA

Substandard UK schools are wasting millions, fostering bad behaviour in pupils, and causing one in five teachers to consider leaving their post, …

Architecture

The School An Entire Town Designed: Rebuilding Sandy Hook Elementary

The new Sandy Hook Elementary School has opened its doors.<p>Heading back to school is a familiar fall ritual for most kids, one that’s filled with excitement for the year ahead and lament for the end of summer vacation. But at the newly rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, …

Middle School

Lakeland Elementary School / DLR Group

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Lakeland Elementary School is one in a set of four elementaries designed under the same archetype for …

Architecture

Bezons Angela Davis School / archi5 + Tecnova Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The construction of the new Angela Davis school in Bezons takes part in the creation of the new city …

Architecture

Woodland Elementary School / HMFH Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> HMFH Architects worked closely with educators to develop the concept for this new grade 3-5 elementary …

Middle School

Kai Tak Primary School / ArchSD

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A school is a community: a micro-society, a mini city within a city. It is an oasis yet has a direct …

Hong Kong

The Most Beautiful and Imaginative Public Schools in the World

Albert Einstein, responsible for the world’s most famous equation and quite possibly the smartest man to ever live, said that “logic will get you …

Albert Einstein

Standing Desks Are Coming To Schools, To Cure Obesity And Increase Attention Spans

First they infiltrated our offices, and now they’re coming for our kids.<p>Increasing numbers of adults are throwing away their office chairs in favor of standing desks, believing that staying on their feet during working hours will improve their health. Should we be encouraging kids to do the …

Green Spaces Make Kids Smarter

A new study finds that vegetation around schools cuts down on air pollution and boosts memory and attention.<p>When I lived in L.A., I reported on a school near Long Beach in which nearly a fifth of the students had asthma. One culprit seemed to be the school’s unfortunate geography: About 500 trucks …

5-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners

• Flexible Learning Environments (04:02) - Students and teachers at Eanes Independent School District in Austin, Texas, talk about the district's …

Decrease Classroom Clutter to Increase Creativity

Who Is the Space Designed For?<p>I decided to apply the same principle at school that I always have at home. If we haven’t used something within the …

KI Creates Optimal Learning Environments for Kean University and Ocean County College

Crossboundaries converts derelict building into kindergarten and play centre

Slides and climbing frames connect brightly coloured playrooms in this kindergarten and play space by Crossboundaries, set within a formerly derelict …

Swimming Pools

Take a look inside New York City’s first net-zero energy public school

<b>BY: CAROLINE ROLF</b><p>Before you step foot in the front doors, it’s clear that this is not a typical place of learning. The roof, which is covered in …

A Kindergarten like You've Never Seen Before

You guys know that I have a little crazy love from everything that comes from Japan, whenever it is super innovative or wildly super weird. It’s just …

G.Zanella Primary School Renovation and Extension / Giulia de Appolonia- officina di architettura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project area is located in the outskirts of Villafranca and Verona, between the urban core and the …

Circular school hides a kaleidoscope of color and geometry

Don’t be fooled by this Australian school’s staid appearance. A walk around to its main entrance reveals a surprising and dynamic kaleidoscope of …

11 places to learn public-speaking skills for free

And yet public speaking is still the top phobia, affecting more people than fears of spiders, heights, darkness and even death.<p>That's right, death.<p>If you're one of those people who would rather curl up in a ball and simply die than speak in front of a crowd, you definitely need to check out these …

Dunalastair School Gymnasium / Patricio Schmidt + Alejandro Dumay

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The building is part of a complex which englobes the Dunalastair School (Colegio Dunalastair), located …

Concerts

The Newest Epidemic Among College Kids: 'Sleep Texting' Syndrome

Mittens, to protect herself from her phone. To render her fingers unable to send those unconscious messages that are as embarrassing as they are senseless.<p>Yup: She's a sleep texter.<p>"It's a phenomenon occurring with the younger generation," says Elizabeth Dowdell, a nursing professor at Villanova …

Amazon unveils free educational tools for teachers

Amazon wants to give teachers a leg up.<p>The online giant on Monday unveiled Amazon Inspire, a program that provides educators with the ability to upload, categorize and share resources, peer-review the content and create collections of those files to streamline and improve lesson planning. Amazon is …

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