Posts by Randy Fielding

Place Based Education

How to Design a Learning Commons

Learning in a multipurpose space can be a challenge if the space is not designed properly.  In this article, we shed light on six crucial design elements for creating learning commons where students thrive.

Place Based Education

Inclusive and Homelike Bathrooms

As social-cultural conceptions of privacy, gender, race, and identity have evolved, anxieties and challenges have been illuminated related to the design, use, and interactions associated with public restrooms. Randy Fielding and Cierra Mantz shares more in their latest post.

Place Based Education

Welcoming Entry and Layered Access

Holistic health and safety, including physical security, are paramount in the design of today’s schools. Randy Fielding explores design patterns that begin to address this need.