Today’s students grapple with concerns including bullying, fights, the risk of school shootings, natural disasters, and mental health of students and teachers, leading to the need for innovative solutions to make learning spaces open and inclusive while also secure.
The project unites the school’s athletic programs as the primary location for all indoor athletic fitness and training, while providing a variety of new state-of-the-art spaces for athletic competition, learning and community gatherings.
I am a practicing architect and researcher pursuing my doctoral studies in architecture and design research at Virginia Tech. I explore topics at the intersection of architectural design and extended reality with a focus on well-being.
K-12 Architecture Education: An Interdisciplinary Guide for Art, Design, STEM, and Career/Technical Teachers by Arnaldo D. Cardona, MA, MS Ed. will engage students and create novel learning connections and experiences in the classroom.