IIW Minnesota

New Design Mapping Improves Safety, Response for Schools

When we’re designing schools, we’re intensively focused on how each space will be used and thinking ahead for many scenarios as possible. Safety is always top of mind and we know that every second... > READ MORE

Considerations to Improve School Safety

How can you improve safety at your school? It’s a question that school administrators have consistently sought to answer – long before the conversations heightened at the Capitol and in our communities.... > READ MORE

How School Safety Impacts Building Design

School safety has been a key topic of conversation in our communities and at the Capitol, as Minnesota legislators seek to help schools address rising concerns regarding security and the well-being of... > READ MORE

How a Facility Tour Changed Perspectives

It sounds simple: Inviting a seasoned professional into your school spaces to assess where you are and talk about opportunities. Yet the impact can be so significant.
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When Project-Based Learning Works

We know that all students do not learn the same. They have different learning styles and learn at different paces. We once educated students around a core set of knowledge. Now the needs of the 21st century... > READ MORE