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ARCHITECTURE: The Integration of Art and Science

Pre-K School Design: Inspiring Creativity with Security in Mind

Posted by: Erin Delohery - 3/30/16 6:00 AM

Topics: Pre-K through 12 Education

Creating a fun and inviting environment for children in school can be a difficult task in today’s cultural landscape. The many tragic school shootings that have occurred in this country have put educators and municipalities alike to the task of creating safety guidelines for not only procedures but the school building itself.

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Dr. Reginald Mayo Early Childhood School: Design Collaboration at the Highest Level

Posted by: Ken Boroson - 6/2/15 6:00 AM

Topics: Pre-K through 12 Education

The design of what will be the State of Connecticut’s largest public preschool has involved collaboration at the highest level.  The final and crowning project of the City of New Haven’s 20-year, 1.6 billion-dollar school reconstruction program, is the only early childhood learning school in the city’s portfolio.  While other school construction projects have had the opportunity to incorporate lessons learned from past projects, the new Dr. Reginald Mayo Early Childhood School, starting from “scratch,” has required extensive design collaboration to make sure we get it right the first time.

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