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Topping-off ceremony for Brody Learning Commons

Thursday, 19 May 2011


Johns Hopkins marked a milestone in the completion of the Brody Learning Commons with a May 9 topping-off ceremony. The symbolic last steel beam, bearing hundreds of signatures of members of the Hopkins community, was hoisted into place at the end of the event.

So what DO we know about planning learning spaces?

Thursday, 18 November 2010

2010 PKAL Learning Space Collaboratory National Colloquium. Whew! That’s quite a mouthful. I was fortunate enough to attend, and it was a great weekend of very robust discussion (and some fun!).

Under the guidance of Jeannie Narum, Principal of the Collaboratory, nearly a hundred educators, higher ed administrators, architects, planners, landscape architects, librarians, scientists, and others came together to share their knowledge and questions about “What We Know About Planning Learning Spaces and What We Still Need to Know”.

A combination of presentations, interactive sessions, small group work, the Colloquium modeled the type of ...[more]

Innovative Learning Space Design

Tuesday, 8 September 2009

Translating design principles and best practices
Educause Learning Institute (ELI) – 2009 Annual Conference

Shepley president Carole Wedge and Barbara Weaver of Clemson talk about the creation of interactive learning environments.

Creation of the Learning Space: Catalysts for Envisioning and Navigating the Design Process

Friday, 29 July 2005

by Carole Wedge and Thomas Kearns

Creation of the Learning Space: Catalysts for Envisioning and Navigating the Design Process

“Learning together in the best environment possible”

Friday, 8 January 2016

The voices of Groton School in this video offer powerful testimony on the transformation of their historic Schoolhouse and the impact of design on a community of learners.

Film by Jordan Beard and Alistair Wilson
Courtesy of Groton School

Rethinking learning spaces

22 January 2009

Educause Learning Initiative Annual Meeting - Orlando, FL

Panel discussion including Carole Wedge

Leadership in building research-rich learning environments for the 21st century

15 June 2007

Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) Summer Institute - Chantilly, VA

Carole Wedge, AIA LEED AP, panelist

Shepley Bulfinch and The Awty International School Celebrate Early Learning Campus Groundbreaking

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

The Awty Intl School Rendering by Shepley Bulfinch

Project marks sixth collaboration for design firm and Houston international day school

HOUSTON – September 20, 2016 - Shepley Bulfinch, a national architecture firm known for design excellence and innovation with offices in Boston, Houston and Phoenix, today announced it has been engaged by The Awty International School to provide master planning and design services to transform a former 30-year-old urban office park into a dynamic early learning campus. The Awty International School, a college preparatory PK3 through 12th grade international day school in Houston, celebrated the groundbreaking for the renovation of three buildings ...[more]