Beyond the Classroom

Perkins+Will has a long tradition of designing state-of-the-art educational environments. From technologically equipped classrooms to inviting blackbox theaters and well-equipped gymnasiums to eco-friendly roofs, our designs help schools provide a functional, flexible space that integrates seamlessly into their curriculum, giving students the critical edge they need for success in the 21st century.

We are continuously re-evaluating school and classroom functionality, which involves reimagining the entire school as a more interactive space. Technology, student diversity, and a focus on creativity are driving the change from lecture-based classrooms to collaborative teaming environments.

When designing schools for the future, we plan for future needs and design around the new aspects of innovative learning and teaching. Although each aspect may seem independent, they are often interrelated and work together to provide support for learner and teacher innovation.