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Archive for April, 2008
DesignShare in the News April 29th, 2008

2007 DesignShare Winners featured in Edutopia Magazine
Forward Thinking: 2007 DesignShare Awards Honor the Best in School Design
Three exemplary schools reveal the shape of things to come
http://www.edutopia.org/school-design-designshare-awards-2007


2002 Awards Winner recognized by Education Innovator; a US Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement monthly newsletter

From Chris Hazleton @ Harbor City to Randy Fielding:
Our theater project was featured in Today’s issue of the Education Innovator; a US Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement monthly newsletter that communicates innovative practices in education. They showcased 2 projects from the Minnesota Grant which is flattering to both the people behind the projects and the uniqueness of the Minnesota grant and it’s administrators. So today schools and districts across the country are reading about our little school and this great theater project – pretty cool if you stop to think about it.

Thanks for all of your hard work and support.

Chris

The link:
http://www.edpubs.org/lyris/edinnov4.pdf

Architectural Designer Job Posting April 18th, 2008

Internationally acclaimed consulting firm with a focus on creative learning environments seeks an equally creative architectural designer to join their team. Must have strong free-hand drawing skills, communication skills, and prior professional experience. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The ideal candidate will be both comfortable working independently and in multi-disciplinary teams, have a strong interest or background in learning environments, and should enjoy traveling. CAD and Adobe Creative Suite skills are a plus. When applying please provide samples of design work, including free hand drawings. Send resume and portfolio to archdesignerjob@gmail.com.

Prakash Nair’s Key Biscayne Presentation April 12th, 2008

Watch Prakash Nair’s YouTube videos of his Keynote Presentation to Key Biscayne’s community stakeholders as they plan the first new Municipal Charter High School within this Island Paradise near Miami Beach.

Presentation is titled: Best Practices in Education and Facilities Design.

Part One: Part One
Part Two: Part Two
Part Three: Part Three
Part Four: Part Four
Part Five: Part Five
Part Six: Part Six

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