Collaborative Space

Flexible, adaptable shared spaces encourage effective social interactions that foster active learning, spark creativity, speed innovation, and improve productivity.

Community Spaces

Students gathering in community space

Collaboration and study lounges are strategically located throughout the building to foster community. The large lounge opening off the main entry serves as a central meeting place, with the third-floor TV lounge providing a comfortable home-like setting. On the ground floor, Provisions on Demand, a convenience store, and the Burger Studio Café also welcome the public.

Science is a Human Endeavor

University of Scranton

Loyola Science Center

The most powerful scientific tool is the human mind, especially when it collaborates with others. This interdisciplinary facility is designed around non-lab learning spaces that are comfortable, inviting, and promote interaction, compelling faculty to redefine how they think of and use learning spaces, and reconceive how they educate students.

Advancing Mission Energy Decisions
Exterior of Virginia Tech New Classroom Building

Virginia Tech

New Classroom Building

Blacksburg, VA

Academic Innovation

A first-of-its-kind facility is redefining the collegiate educational experience.

Student dental lab


School of Dentistry

Houston, TX

Health Education

The dental school’s goal is for this facility to become the best dental school in the world, graduating the best trained dental professionals.

exterior view of building

Swarthmore College

Unified Science Center

Swarthmore, PA


Through the consolidation of science programs, this inter-connected center helps foster the interdisciplinary activities inherent in contemporary science education and research.

Exterior view of building at dusk

College of Saint Rose

Centennial Hall

Albany, NY

Student Life

Performing at 39% below energy code, this residence hall is more efficient than 77% of the dormitories we're monitoring.

Latest Publications

The Maker Movement… What’s Next?

by Kip Ellis, Toni Loiacano

Bryant University, Academic Innovation Center, Atrium

The Maker experience represents a profound change in how things are being created today, which in turn requires a paradigm shift in how and where students can most effectively be educated. As designers of multidisciplinary research and teaching/learning environments – as well as members of an academic faculty team running an interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial maker studio – we anticipate that the concepts of Instant Satisfaction, Positive Feedback, and Everyone Wins will drive the evolution of spaces that enable a constructive collaborative journey, as well as rapid prototyping and production.

Transformative Spaces for Health Education

simulation nursing suite

New treatments and technologies, managed care, and an aging population are transforming the healthcare profession. EYP has played a leading role in bringing health education facilities into the 21st century to help prepare students for the challenges of a rapidly evolving profession. Our brochure showcases representative projects that have helped clients develop skilled and compassionate practitioners, while elevating their programs' competitive edge.

Health Education (PDF)

STEM Design Components That Pay Off: Metrics Show Benefits of New Science and Engineering at Trinity University

by Toni Loiacano

Trinity CSI

EYP's Toni Loiacano shares pre- and post-occupancy data with Tradeline about Trinity University's Center for the Sciences & Innovation (CSI) in San Antonio, Texas. Studies indicate that the new CSI is attracting more students from all departments to the building, boosting integration between science and non-science majors, and increasing interest in STEM studies among incoming students at a rate of 50 percent.

Collaborative Space publications