Posts in Education category

Dec 07

Evolution of The Classroom is Going … Where?

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Cory Miller

It’s not about the “what.” It’s about the “why?” In every educational project, there are a number of design directions we are asked about, tasked with addressing, and given the opportunity to solve for our clients. Inevitably, many of the topics are perceived as a binary choice. Unfortunately, the thought…

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Jul 26

Recreation and Wellness in Higher Ed Design

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Nicholas Bloom

Staying active plays many important roles in communities. Architects and designers can play a crucial role in promoting such behavior. I believe that wellness center design requires three critical components: focus on building performance inviting spatial qualities specialized amenities. Building performance can make or break a wellness center. One key…

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Dec 29

Architecture and Design Trends for 2021

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Elevatus Architecture

Here are a few of our teammates’ responses to trends in to the New Year: With a strong design shift on the horizon for 2021, spaces will see the effects of how people gather in communal spaces, what surfaces you encounter, and the ways materials can be cleaned. Mid-century modern…

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Dec 16

Connecting Dow Recreation and Wellness Center

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Nicholas Bloom

When Elevatus received word that we would be working with Albion College to create an addition to their existing Dow Recreation and Wellness Center, we were intrigued and excited. As an aspiring architect, I believe that design is impactful and inspirational, especially in higher education. It was essential for this…