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

Ag2School Tax Credit Passed: Now What?

Until now, the likelihood of a school bond referendum passing depended greatly on where the school district was located in Minnesota. In metropolitan areas, school referendums pass at a higher rate than... > READ MORE

Planning a School Expansion? Here’s What to Do When

As we begin a new school facility planning process, I’m often asked the same question: What do we need to do when? There can be many moving parts, leading up to one vote. Knowing all the steps and how... > READ MORE