Education

Classrooms
Library
Café & Common Areas
Faculty offices
Dormitories
Administration Offices
Student Wellness Centers
Stadium Furnishings
Recreation Centers
Laboratories
Lecture Halls
Childcare/Early Learning Centers

Learning happens everywhere, from libraries to lecture halls, classrooms and cafes. Today’s educators are embracing more active and immersive styles of instruction, engaging with students, leveraging technology and exploring ever broader educational strategies. We think it’s important to optimize all spaces for active learning so that every space can take advantage of the opportunities that dynamic changes bring about.

We are committed to finding creative, cost effective solutions to help students, educators and institutions achieve their learning goals. Designed to support the dynamic needs of today’s students and instructors, from K-12 to higher education, we offer specialized products and services for a variety of educational environments.

Projects

Mesa Center for Higher Education – Porch

Mesa Center for Higher Education

The Mesa Center for Higher Education is located in a 53,000 square foot renovated court building that has been transformed into a shared academic space for two colleges that expanded into Mesa.

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Phoenix College, Hannelly Student Center

Phoenix College, Hannelly Student Center

Implementation of a “One Stop Enrollment” concept drove the renovation of the Phoenix College Hannelly Student Center, which included an addition and complete remodel of the existing Student Center and remodel of the current Learning Center Building into a Student Union with an exterior patio.

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St Norbert College, De Pere WI

St Norbert College

In need of versatile student study space, St Norbert College in De Pere, WI transformed a previously unused library basement into a dynamic studio with areas for collaborative and individual work.

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Products

Brody by Steelcase

Brody

Introducing the Brody WorkLounge. Designed to be good for your body and good for your brain.

Thread

Thread

Thread simplifies power distribution, providing power to the devices we use and the places where we work and learn.

Node by Steelcase

Node

The Node school chair is mobile and flexible. It’s designed for quick, easy transitions from one teaching mode to the next, unlike traditional school desks and chairs.

Trends

Node chair, by Steelcase

Revving student recruitment via campus redesign

Iconic academic institutions, like Oxford and Cambridge in the UK and Princeton and Yale in the US are renowned not only for their education but also their stunning architecture.  Unfortunately upkeep of these buildings is extremely expensive. Plus the design is not as functional as it could be to fit a modern day student’s needs.…

Students in a tech world

Tech A BFF of Online and On-Campus Course Strategy Success

Technology has taken the academic world by storm and completely redefined the design of classroom spaces. Online learning has gained in popularity and made education more accessible and flexible. But technology has its own set of challenges for college administrators and professors, especially if the programs offered include courses that cater to not only online…