A white paper released by Prakash Nair, AIA, and his colleagues in 2022 centered on the benefits of Biophilic Design, or learning spaces that are inspired by nature. In addition to the benefits associated with the presence of natural light and organic materials, other researchers have found that the color of walls, the arrangement of desks, and even the height of doorknobs can have a significant effect on the interactions that students and staff with their school environments.
Our team can work with your school or district facility managers, interior designers, and/or architects to:
Comprehensively assess the building and facility needs
Provide recommendations for enhancing the physical environment of classrooms and learning spaces
Improve instructional outcomes by attending to space and facility considerations