Three Big Takeaways from our SCUP Coffee Chat

Gaming immerses you in a fictional world, similar to reading a good book. Yet no one has ever said that reading is a waste of time. Why say it about gaming? That’s why it’s our belief that gaming and learning go hand in hand in our disrupted learning patterns.
June 9, 2020 - Article

Designing a Public Library in the Face of a Global Crisis: A conversation with the director of a public library system

Depending on where you look, you’ll find that the oldest libraries in the US date to somewhere between the late 1600s and early 1700s. Ohio’s “Three C’s” big cities claim the following founding dates: The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County – 1853, Cleveland Public Library – 1869, Columbus Metropolitan Library – 1873.  In […]
May 18, 2020 - Article

COVID-19: An Opening for CTE to Take the Mantle

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a remarkable opportunity for Career Technical Education (CTE). CTE should not only emerge stronger after the pandemic, but also help shape -- and even lead -- the future of learning.
May 4, 2020 - Article

A Turning Point in the 2030 Commitment

Ten years ago, SHP signed on to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2030 Commitment to work toward achieving zero carbon emissions in our projects by the year 2030.  Now that we’re halfway to the deadline, where does SHP stand in our commitment? And, more importantly, what’s next?  
May 1, 2020 - Article

Six Lessons from a Facilities Master Planning Process “On Steroids”: Part Two

By Charlie Jahnigen, AIA, LEED AP   This is the second post in a two-part series based on SHP’s facilities master planning process with Sycamore Community Schools. Click here to access a PDF of SHP’s presentation of the process from the 2019 EDSpaces conference.   As I mentioned in my first post, SHP has had […]
April 14, 2020 - Article

Isolation and Introversion

When was your last “really good” meeting? If you’re like me, it probably was not one your calendar told you to attend; it was the meeting after the meeting that provided the most value. My last excellent interaction occurred after a formal update to SHP’s senior leaders on the firm’s innovation research. The core team […]
April 13, 2020 - Article