Academic Innovation News

The design for The College of New Jersey’s STEM Complex builds bridges between disciplines, helping to engage a broader spectrum of students and attract the best faculty. More from Education Snapshots

Read how the design for Virginia Tech’s new Classroom Building transforms the University’s academic learning environment in Education Snapshots.

Immediate impact from Carleton College’s new Integrated Science Center is felt among science disciplines as they explore a new age of learning in open, light-filled, cross-disciplinary spaces, fostering collaboration among the campus community

In recent years, there has been a marked pedagogical shift toward multi-disciplinary, experimental, and project-based learning.

Academic Planning & Design Expert Melissa Burns & Studio Design Principal John Smith share insights into how designers can ensure safety, flexibility and promote collaboration in maker spaces in an article by Tradeline

EYP’s design for the new Center for Science and Innovation Complex serves as a gateway to advanced STEM learning. Construction for the $100M makerspace begins this summer and is expected to be complete by Fall ‘21.  

Research shows that environments that embrace the outdoors not only improve productivity and increase interaction, but they are critical to successfully creating spaces where people want to study, create, work, and live.

December 4, 2018

Mountaintop Marvel

by Mark Kanonik

Modern Steel Construction profiles EYP's Senior Structural Engineer Mark Kanonik's examination of Lehigh University's research facility at its Mountaintop Campus.

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

College and university makerspaces provide key opportunities for academic and entrepreneurial innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and ways to facilitate new paradigms for learning and teaching, but importantly, they can also provide the campus with a renewed sense of community.

Today’s best academic institutions are catalysts for innovation. They host environments in which their people make things. They foster learning experiences that open up both students and professors to creative thinkers from a variety of fields, from the academy to the business world. They teach their students to be lifelong learners.

March 5, 2018

Making Space for Makers

featuring Valerie Towe

The Boston Design Museum Foundation profiles "A New Concept for Makerspace at Tufts University."