A Place to Learn

In the United States, thousands of students have to attend schools with overcrowded and antiquated classrooms. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, school districts will spend tens of millions of dollars in the next few years constructing new facilities and renovating existing ones. With budgetary constraints to consider, however, many educators and administrators are looking to incorporate design and construction strategies into the physical environment that can enhance the educational experience and lower operational costs at the same time.