The Pandemic and the Pivot 11.02.21

…the best long-term use of the community’s resources. Ultimately, the district identified a need for future-ready, modern learning spaces that would better serve students, families and the community, steward the…

Thinking Beyond COVID-19, Part Four: Design & Experiential Innovation 07.16.20

…for instance, of electric light.) Of course, most innovations are less pervasive and more iterative, resulting in evolutionary versus revolutionary change. (Say, the latest smartphone variation.) Before COVID-19, workplace design…

Virtual Educational Visioning: The Best of Both Worlds 12.20.21

…voices are heard. Successful educational visioning requires the input of multiple stakeholders — students, teachers, parents, administrators, community and business leaders, etc. But just having representatives of these various stakeholder…

Engaging the Public in Community Projects 05.04.18

…surveys designed to reach different segments of the community—leave-behind surveys in community locations (e.g. barbershop, library, etc.), online surveys, and in-person app-based real-time surveys during public meetings. We may use…

Shaping Your Future Via Educational Visioning 10.06.21

…a new urgency—and an air of excitement—to our proprietary educational visioning process, which helps our clients imagine their futures and the facilities required to realize them. Our educational visioning process…

Innovation on a Budget 06.16.21

…buildings, shopping malls, struggling community centers, etc. can absolutely be reimagined to meet educational needs, and, usually, at a significantly lower cost. Repurposing these empty structures can resurrect existing buildings…

Meet Our Thought Leaders: Jeff Parker, Educational Visioning 12.05.17

Jeff Parker, architect and educational planner, has been with SHP for 17 of his 25 years in the industry. Known for his passionate dedication to his work, Jeff leads the…

Filling a Critical Gap 08.11.17

…to see 60% job loss by 2035, in industries ranging from foodservice, office and administrative support, and sales to transportation, healthcare and education. In fact, it’s already happening. A study…

Digging into the Details: Involving the Community 05.23.22

…of the entire community, so the entire community’s input is extremely valuable to our designers and architects. In addition, people who have lived (and will, for generations to come!) in…