James Mary O'Connor, FAIA
EDsession: Future Proofing Educational Facilities
John Dale, HED
James Mary O'Connor, FAIA, Moore Ruble Yudell
Thursday, October 24
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Open Building advocates the creation of a resilient building stock capable of change and adaptation over time while facilitating decision making on multiple levels. In the context of education architecture - in particular schools - this means creating facilities that accommodate change as the communities around them evolve. This presentation / workshop is an exploration of decision-making strategies designed to support a longer and more dynamic vision about the creation of educational facilities and highlights some recent school projects from across the Unities States that embody the principals of Open Building particularly well.
Learning Objective 1:
Become acquainted with the principals of Open Building for the creation of flexible, resilient, place-specific structures.
Learning Objective 2:
Learn about recent, cutting edge educational projects that embody Open Building principals.
Learning Objective 3:
Gain insight into the multiple perspectives on planning for flexibility in educational environments.
Learning Objective 4:
Understand the implications of systems design and its relationship to the fit-out industry as a critical aspect of Open Building.
(1) AIA LU, (1) IDCEC LU
Future Proofing Education Facilities.pdf (19.82 MB)