With the constantly connected nature of our society today, young people have instant access to social media likes and dislikes, neverending selfies, extracurricular events, and daily tragedy in the news. These are just a handful of examples of the stressors our young people are exposed to, regularly contributing to elevated levels of anxiety, feelings of depression, loneliness, and lack of self-worth and confidence on a day-to-day basis. As a result, our learning environments today need...
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Creating a Sense of Adventure and Curiosity for Young Learners
Following the successful passage of the 2019 bond proposal of $330 million, Walled Lake Consolidated School District was ready to begin the exciting journey of transforming their learning environments to 21st century spaces. TMP Architecture was engaged to be a part of the District’s progressive vision for the bond program, focusing initially on the development of the new Dublin Elementary School. In this article, Galina Mihaylova, Assoc. AIA, LEE AP, outlines the design approach and philosophy!
The Great Escape: Taking (and Keeping!) Learning Outdoors
Read more about what TMP Senior Educational Planners Nandita Mishra, ALEP AIA LEED AP, Danielle O'Grady, IIDA, and Laura Casai IIDA, LEED-AP have to say about learning in the great outdoors in their article "The Great Escape: Taking (and Keeping!) Learning Outdoors" for MASA's eLeader Newsletter.
Q&A with Eduardo Blanc, Intl. Assoc. AIA – American School & University
Eduardo Blanc, Intl. Assoc. AIA, Senior Vice President, Managing Partner - Kalamazoo Office, & A4LE Midwest Great Lakes Region President discusses how Imagination, Immersion, and Integration are key to designing spaces for student success at any age for American School & University's 2020 Architectural Portfolio Issue.
Foundation for Success – Early Education Environments for the Whole Child
Senior Educational Planners, Nandita Mishra and Danielle O'Grady, discuss designing learning environments fit for the needs of today’s youngest of learners by having an intimate understanding of the whole child in the the Winter 2021 issue of Essentials magazine.
Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy: Building to Inspire Students in the Areas of Science, Technology and the Arts
TMP designed a cutting-edge science, technology, and arts wing that inspires students at Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy. Learn more about the new collaborative learning classrooms, a greenhouse, and a robotics lab, science classrooms, and fine arts studios featured in the March 2020 issue of CAM Magazine.
Expanding Possibilities: Designing Spaces for High School Athletes & Fans
Dave Larson, Senior Vice President, discusses high school gymnasiums as an integral parts of an academic career for Recreation Management.
Assembling & Sustaining Great Ensembles: The Art of Growing Your Firm With People in Mind
Throughout our 60 years, TMP has been fortunate to have assembled great ensembles of people who have the talent and empathy necessary to design facilities that serve, not only the functional requirements, but the emotional requirements that space evokes.
Top Trends in School Construction
TMP Architecture offers its design perspective on the top current and future trends in school construction for CAM Magazine. Contributions by Laura Casai, Danielle O'Grady, Eduardo Blanc, and Nandita Mishra.
Dexter Early Elementary Complex: A New Building Designed to Build Better Minds
The interior shared spaces at the new Dexter Early Elementary Complex feature bold colors, geometric shapes, and dynamic learning areas that encourage students to collaborate and explore. TMP Architecture reflects on the design process for the new school in CAM Magazine. Contributions by Dave Larson and Laura Casai.