Higher Education

Colleges and universities are transforming the student experience through collaborative discovery and research that activate learning. 

Humanities and Social Studies Center

Grinnell College

United on purpose: students activate their own learning.

ENR Southwest profiles the EYP designed Physics & Astronomy Interdisciplinary Science Building (PAIS) at the University of New Mexico.

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Featured Higher Education News & Publications

Lehigh University, Mountaintop Campus

Endless Innovation: New Approaches to Foster Innovative Learning

by Kip Ellis

Girl Studying

Designing “Learning” into Living-Learning Environments

by Sara Stein

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Seattle University’s Spectator profiled the new Center for Science and Innovation, discussing how the new facility, designed to maximize collaboration and active learning, will allow for growth and expansion across numerous departments.

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Interior Design's Giants 100 ranked EYP #22 overall for Interior Design, #5 in Education Interior Design, and #8 in Government Interior Design.

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Featured Higher Education Projects

Trinity University

Center for the Sciences & Innovation (CSI)

Trinity University


Inspired collaborations: undergraduates feel empowered by hands-on discovery.

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New STEM Building

The College of New Jersey


Advancing STEM education fosters student opportunities and economic growth.


Student Center

University of Houston

Student Life

Building identity: open and connected spaces invite students to grow in community.

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Allied Health Building

Virginia Commonwealth University

Health Education

Learning to care: team-trained clinicians develop critical real-world skills.

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Innovative environments embrace the idea that multiple people can contribute to learning. Such places de-emphasize seats of authority and cede them to places that foster mentoring. They invite all to participate in learning.

Kip Ellis Kip Ellis, AIA, LEED AP BD+C Design Principal