Academic Innovation

An experiential environment that creates multi-dimensional impact for those who use it – students and faculty as well as visiting business leaders, scholars, researchers and other collaborators.

Endless Innovation: New Approaches to Foster Innovative Learning

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The CUBE

The Maker Movement… What’s Next?

by Kip Ellis

Virginia Tech classroom

Tradeline explores how Virginia Tech is leading the way to transforming the collegiate academic experience with an EYP-designed facility.

Bryant University, Academic Innovation Center

A Design Museum article explores the art of design for Academic Innovation spaces.

The Cube makerspace at Trinity University's Center for the Sciences & Innovation

Integrating Makerspaces into the Curriculum

by Melissa Burns, John Smith

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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