The Impact of School Buildings on Student Health and Performance

The Impact of School Buildings on Student Health and Performance

This 30-page report, issued in 2012 by the McGraw Hill Research Foundation, indicates that even with unprecedented investment in school facilities over the last decade, deferred maintenance and capital investment needs in U.S. public schools have created a disparity that has led many advocates to lobby for school bond levies, federal appropriations, grant programs and other funding measures. At the same time, it has increased the demand for research that strengthens the connection between school facilities and academic outcomes.

AIA Committee on Architecture for Education 2015 Educational Facility Design Awards

acy Architects, winner of the AIA CAE/AASA 2015 Shirley Cooper Award.

This publication, replete with color photographs,presents the nine recipients of the American Institute of Architects Committee on Education (CAE) 2015 Design Awards, The 2015 awards jury this year presented four awards of excellence, which are awarded to registered architects whose projects:represent exemplary practice in: enhancing the client’s educational program, integrating functional needs and aesthetic considerations while respecting the surrounding community and context, the process of planning and design understanding of the connection between the built and natural environment, and


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