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Making a Makerspace

Schools today are turning to makerspaces to provide hands-on experiences that encourage students to design, invent, and build their own creations.
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Get Your Copy of Digital Crayon, Now in Print

The Digital Crayon Essays on School Design have been published as a softcover book, and we are giving away a free copy to the first 10 people who reach...
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A Close Look at Vinyl: a Ubiquitous Material with a Questionable Future

Vinyl products are durable and low cost. But new research suggests the long term environmental and health effects may not be worth the risk.
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Saint Michael’s College

Construction Update: Saint Michael’s College Residence Hall

Students at St. Michael's College will soon have a new modern, green building to call home. Construction on the 3-story building is progressing rapidly.
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NY School Design

Improving Your School – Part V: Decluttering Your Classroom

The typical early childhood classroom is thoroughly decorated, but does all of this visual noise provide inspiration or just distraction? One study showed some interesting results.
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Improving Your School – Part IV: Furniture

Incorporating flexible and reconfigurable furniture is a great way to improve the classroom and promote student-centered learning. In this post, we share some new approaches to classroom furniture...
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Creating the Learning Forest

At the Leman Manhattan Preparatory School in New York City, a multi-purpose learning space has transformed into a creative, engaging indoor forest.
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Improving Your School – Part III: The Importance of Lighting

Access to natural light affects our ability to remain alert - and to learn, which is why lighting upgrades are often central to school improvements. Here are four...
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Improving Your School – Part II: Maximizing Ventilation

Providing fresh-air ventilation is key to creating a healthy, productive classroom environment. In this entry of the Digital Crayon, David Epstein explains how to incorporate and maintain a...
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Improving Your School – Part I: Minimizing Indoor Pollutants

In this first post of a 5-part series, David Epstein explains how you can make improvements to classroom indoor air quality to improve student health and productivity.
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Building on Human Nature

The Truexcullins Blog is a platform for insights and opinions from the design leaders of Truexcullins. Join us as we explore topics related to design innovation, environmental sustainability, and building on human nature.

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    David-Epstein

    Managing Principal

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    Associate Principal

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