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Innovation Center – Next Century Learning

Innovation Center – Next Century Learning

Educating a new generation of global citizens who are prepared to create, collaborate, and navigate the world in the 21st Century, is a complex challenge. Architects and designers are thinking differently when designing new educational facilities that are optimal learning environments that are adaptable, transparent and connected, while also sparking creativity and curiosity, empowering kids to..
Top Three Things You Need to Know About Media Spaces

Top Three Things You Need to Know About Media Spaces

Today’s media specialists, school leaders and designers recognize that as technology evolves, the way we design our schools need to evolve, too. Elements like flexible learning environments and skill-based learning opportunities are quickly becoming paramount to learning environment success. Here are the top three things you need to know about media spaces in 21st Century..
Cuningham Group Volunteers for Denver Architectural Foundation Cleworth Architecture Legacy

Cuningham Group Volunteers for Denver Architectural Foundation Cleworth Architecture Legacy

Our Denver office participated in an eight-week volunteer series for Denver Architectural Foundation Cleworth Architecture Legacy (DAFCAL). DAFCAL brings participating architecture firms into local K-12 schools to teach young students about the Design profession. This year, Cuningham Group was paired with two 5th grade classes at High Tech Elementary School. The sessions covered a series of..
NEXT Century Learning Environments

NEXT Century Learning Environments

Cuningham Group has decades of experience designing PK-12 learning environments across the country that spark wonder, joy and curiosity for all students. Collaborative design is the hallmark of all of our work, going to back to the early 1970s when John Cuningham received a grant from the Ford Foundation and created Consensus Planning, an interactive,..
Re-Imagining the Library Media Center for Next Century Learning

Re-Imagining the Library Media Center for Next Century Learning

New Sartell High School Will Feature Cutting-Edge Learning Labs, Maker-Spaces Empower Students and Spark Creativity Sartell-St. Stephen Independent School District, located in Central Minnesota, is one of many school districts across the country that are recognizing a need to dramatically evolve traditional learning spaces and media centers to meet the needs of Next Century learners...
Cuningham Group Wins Three A4LE Rocky Mountain Awards

Cuningham Group Wins Three A4LE Rocky Mountain Awards

Cuningham Group recently took home honors at the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) Rocky Mountain Chapter Awards ceremony. These awards are an opportunity for firms to share their planning and design experience of educational facilities with the community. We’re pleased and honored to be recognized in three categories: Summit (renovations), Peak (new construction) and People’s..
Empowering Student Learning Through Innovative Design

Empowering Student Learning Through Innovative Design

Natrona County Public School’s Pathways Innovation Center and Roosevelt High School in Casper, Wyoming, are transforming the traditional high school learning experience. Designed by Cuningham Group Architecture in partnership with MOA Architecture, the facility’s design and programming came out of a comprehensive community engagement process. The project has received many awards, most recently the Project..
Inside Boulder Valley’s Meadowlark PK-8 School

Inside Boulder Valley’s Meadowlark PK-8 School

Students are headed back to school in Erie, Colorado, but the school year is not the only new thing they’ll be experiencing this year. Erie’s Meadowlark PK-8 school welcomed its first students this month. The building doesn’t look much like most other schools. Instead of the typical design of halls and individual classrooms, Meadowlark was..
Aspen Community School Awarded LEED®-Gold Certification

Aspen Community School Awarded LEED®-Gold Certification

Aspen Community School, located in Woody Creek, Colorado, has been awarded LEED®-Gold Certification by the USGBC. The K-8 public charter school, operated by Compass of Lifelong Discovery, was designed by Cuningham Group in collaboration with Studio B Architecture + Interiors. We were commissioned to design a school that would reinforce its connection and deep respect..
Cuningham Group Volunteers with Denver Architectural Foundation

Cuningham Group Volunteers with Denver Architectural Foundation

Over a period of eight weeks, the Denver office participated in a volunteer program known as the Denver Architectural Foundation Cleworth Architecture Legacy (DAFCAL). This program brings architects into partnering local schools to expose students to architectural topics and the field in general. Each architectural firm works with a teacher to create a curriculum focused..