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Earthbag

TRUEXCULLINS PROJECT IN NEPAL UPDATE

The people in Nepal are in our thoughts. On April 25th, Nepal was hit by two severe earthquakes that have devastated the region near the Katmandu Valley. The death...
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DESIGN FOR THE WHOLE CHILD – PART I: OVERVIEW

A Framework for Understanding the Goals of School Design This article is part one of a four-part series exploring the Whole Child Framework, a conceptual framework for school design...
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School Facility in Moscow

Moscow Economic School Construction Underway

Construction is underway of a new middle and high school building designed by TruexCullins on the Zaitsevo Campus of the Moscow Economic School (MES) in Moscow, Russia. Located in...
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Anglo American School

Digital Crayon: Engaging Design

Architects take many approaches to making successful buildings. Some architects design based on an abstract idea, others see their work more as sculpture or art. Our goal is create...
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Flexible Furniture

Digital Crayon: Flexible Furniture Design

In Article 2 we discussed key concepts to consider when designing flexible schools. Article 3 delved into key building technologies that help spaces adapt more easily to a wide...
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School Design

Digital Crayon: Flexible Building Technology

In the last article, we discussed issues related to building organization. In this article, we discuss what building technologies to consider when attempting to create flexible learning environments. The...
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The Pod

Digital Crayon: Flexible Building Design

In this article, we look at different organizational models for building design and their ability to adapt to changing needs. As schools evolved from the one room schoolhouse to...
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Girls in Nepal

Report from Nepal, Part 3: Building special connections

Over the course of the week we’ve been sharing stories, photos and sketches from the recent service trip to Nepal, when Diantha, Sparky and Andrew travelled to the village of...
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TruexCullins Nepal

Report from Nepal, Part 2: The construction and the culture

Continuing from Monday’s report, Diantha Korzun shares the highlights of her recent trip to Nepal, when she, Sparky Millikin, and Andrew Chardain travelled to the village of Basa to...
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Napal Project

Report from Nepal, Part 1: Trekking to the Mountain Village of Basa

TruexCullins recently led a community-wide campaign to support the Edge of Seven and the construction of primary schools in rural Nepal.  We described the challenges facing Nepalese girls here,...
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