Furniture & Furnishings

Optimizing form and function to furnish educational environments.


Plug-and-play furniture options at Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Md., enable students to study in many areas. Photo by Halkin Architectural Photography

21st-Century Furniture Solutions for Schools

Oct. 16, 2013
Some detailed furniture guidelines can inform education institutions when planning learning spaces.
Furniture and furnishings for today’s education institutions should be flexible and adaptable to changes in the learning environment. Photo by Jeffrey Totaro

A 21st-Century Fit

Oct. 1, 2013
Tips for outfitting educational spaces with furniture and furnishings.
This 3D model illustrates how full-height window walls bring transparency to STEAM learning activities in lab/studio space at the new I.J. Holton Intermediate School, Austin, Minn., which is scheduled for completion this fall.

Full Steam Ahead

June 1, 2013
Tips for designing for specialized curriculum, such as STEAM.
Classrooms in the Blue Valley Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS), Overland Park, Kan., have rolling furniture that can be reconfigured as classroom needs change. Photo by Jennifer Ray

Filling the Space

May 1, 2013
Tips for furnishing today's classrooms.
Many of today’s spaces are designed as multipurpose classrooms, so furniture should be flexible for many purposes.

The Changing Classroom Environment

March 1, 2013
Using furniture to create updated learning environments.


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