Soin Early Childhood Center Project

Nellie Leaman Taft Early Childhood Center Project

Seven Trends Shaping the Future of Libraries 03.19.21

…lending, online content and virtual programming efforts. Libraries will need to implement cutting-edge internet bandwidth, Wi-Fi access, production technology, A/V, lighting and acoustics necessary for virtual reality, online learning and…

Grow Together: Mt. Healthy Early Learning Center 05.10.21

…SHP project architect and early childhood education design leader, John Noble, describes Mt. Healthy City School District. The culturally inclusive school system’s theme of “growing together” revolves around responsiveness, instruction,…

Introducing the New Mt. Healthy Early Learning Center 12.06.21

…long-awaited, culturally inclusive learning center revolves around responsiveness, instruction, and equitable practices—three priorities that come to life beautifully in the design. The center is a significant step forward in a…

When the Walls Do Talk: How spaces can tell stories that comfort and inspire 06.22.17

…addition to character traits, these stories have iconic settings, too, such as haunted forests or, say, the three homes in the story of “The Three Little Pigs.” (More on those…

The Power of Safe Passage 08.21.17

…between spaces. Doors, archways, thresholds, bridges, gates, entries: each make it possible to experience someplace new. Each highlight change—a change in story we will live through, change in spatial quality,…

Letting Middle Schoolers’ Imaginations Run Wild at Summit Country Day 10.25.17

…team and to hear why and how they came to choose what they did. Letting students design their outdoor learning space A little to my surprise, two catalpa trees on…

The Meaning and Purpose of Scale 03.09.16

early childhood education. To these young people, everything is a miracle – trees are so tall, the school building is so big, the books are so heavy. With vast imaginations…