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Factors Fueling a New Era for Campus Planning
Northwestern's new San Francisco satellite space is one example of how the institution is integrating its global brand into campus spaces. . Earlier...
Reimagining High School: Envisioning RISE High
XQ: The Super School Project began two years ago as an open challenge to America’s educators and creative professionals to reimagine high school as...
XQ: A Chance to Rethink High School in My Backyard
When the opportunity came to contribute to XQ: The Super School Project a year ago, I jumped in. As a resident of West Oakland, it was, after all, a...
Let’s Get Physical: Design Possibilities for the Digital Classroom
Motorola Mobility’s Last year, we ran a blog series on Reimagining Learning in which our team defined six learning behaviors—acquire...
Built to Learn: How Design Can Enhance Education
Modern education is ripe for disruption. That theme arose early at the Gensler Dialogues roundtable, “How We Learn: Designing Environments That...
The Case for Space as Education Shifts the Frame
The U.S. workforce has undergone a significant shift in recent years. People change jobs roughly every 4.2 years, according to the most recent data...
The Wonder Years: Creating a Middle School Launching Pad
. In the 1980’s, the television series, “The Wonder Years” chronicled the trials and tribulations of adolescence through the eyes of Kevin...
Learning Ecologies: Can the City Be Our Classroom?
Johns Hopkins Fast Forward Innovation Hub encourages “tinkering” to accelerate commercialization of ideas. (Alan Karchmer photography.) Over the...
Learning Ecologies: Can the City Be Our Classroom
Major ideas and questions that emerged from a series of three roundtable discussions focusing on experiential learning and hosted in Gensler’s San...
2016 Design Forecast LIVE: The Future of Cities
The city is the main arena of future change, Andy Cohen told participants in Design Forecast LIVE event on June 25th. The Gensler Co-CEO made his...
Speak Easy: Hospitality’s Influences on Education
Anyone who has ever stepped into a luxury spa or resort knows that hospitality is more than expensive products, materials and furnishings; it’s...
First Look: Chicago Plumbers Invest in Training Facility That Celebrates People, Process, Place
Rendering © Gensler. This view from Washington Street shows the facility’s perforated, copper-anodized façade, an allusion to copper pipes used...
The New Wave: Innovative Learning Environments
The Garage at Northwestern, This post is part of our series on Academic Incubators. Innovative learning environments have hit the mainstream in...
Connecting a Medical School to Its Community: The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center at Columbia University
This post is part of a series on the rise of healthcare accelerators, and fostering collaborative medicine through innovation. This fall, students...
Learning That Sticks
Dwight-Englewood School’s Hajjar STEM Center models where K-12 is headed.
Our annual look at what’s ahead for design examines how we’ll live, work and play a decade out – in the cities of 2025.
Integrating Sustainability Into the Learning Environment
When it comes to design, the higher education sector is often faced with a quandary: pursue trends or pursue sustainability? While being trendy is a...
Incubating Higher Ed: 10 Ideas for Tomorrow’s Campus
The new University of Kansas School of Business building marks a departure from the traditional design model – and, thus, the traditional approach...
The design of the built environment plays a crucial role in mitigating climate change. Gensler signed the landmark Paris Pledge at COP21, to mark our...
An investigation of integrating graphic design into school environments to enrich educational opportunities.
Inspiring Learning: STEM Center Fosters Learning in Unexpected Places
This post is the fifth in Reimagining Learning, a series that will look beyond the classroom in a quest to explore how innovative design can better...
Academic Incubators: The New Student Union
This post is part of the Academic Incubators series. Gensler designers explain what academic incubators and accelerators are, and they explore why...
Designing Vibrant Communities
Vibrant communities are the building blocks of our fast-paced, increasingly urban world. To help cities thrive, these communities must be connected...
Luxury Student Living and the Rise of the Mid-Sized City
A major shift happened in the mid-1990s when luxury student housing grabbed a foothold on college campuses across the country. The notion of shared...