We are architects with an unwavering commitment to designing environments that shape the way people live, learn, work, and play, and at their best, uplift the human spirit. Our firm is dedicated to helping institutions and communities envision pivotal projects that translate into meaningful buildings of lasting value. In particular, we recognize the impact that thoughtful and imaginative design can have on education.
How can we better engage students in the learning process? Design-thinking offers one pathway to participatory learning. In the right setting, tinkering allows students to innovate and discover while feeling safe to take risks. Students become the creative experts—growing insight through learning by doing.Read More
Sarah Cramer Shield's This Is Charlottesville project documents responses from professionals and community members about their connection to Charlottesville and what makes this a place of resilience, reinvention, and rediscovery.Read More