USGBC Maryland announced its finalists for the 2020 Wintergreen Leadership Awards recognizing Harford County Public Schools’ newest elementary school, Youth’s Benefit, as one of the best LEED projects in Maryland certified between January 1 and November 1 of 2019. Entered in the Green Schools, K-12 Award category, the 145,959 square-foot Youth’s Benefit Elementary School included […]
Gilbert Architects Inc.’s Cheltenham Elementary School project located in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County is a proud 2018 Montgomery Award Recipient. The Montgomery Award recognizes the best in planning and design in Montgomery County, PA for community vision, creative building design, and the creation of a sustainable landscape.
On November 2, 2018 Gilbert Architects’ team proudly celebrated the Groundbreaking Ceremony for Abington School District’s Abington Senior High School and the Stephen A. Schwarzman Center for Science and Technology project.
On August 22, 2018 Gilbert Architects had the honor to participate in the dedication of the new Cedarbrook Middle School. This school is the 4th new replacement school Gilbert Architects designed for the Cheltenham School District. The new 180,000 -square-foot school embodies 21st Century learning with flexible design and furniture, open spaces with collaborative learning […]
Billionaire Philanthropist to AASA: Superintendents Should Tap Their Grads for Big Support, February 15, 2018 “The CEO and co-founder of the Blackstone Group, a global private equity firm with $434 billion in assets, told school system leaders they ought to solicit the successful graduates of their public schools for the same kind of financial support […]
Gone are the days when a teacher stands at the front of the classroom instructing students, all facing forward. Gone are the days of chalkboards and textbooks as a sole means of instruction, and gone are the days where computers are confined to the library for research. This is the 21st century, and school designs […]
Learning is now fundamentally a social process. School design is more about creating a community rather than a structure to house students. Active, versus passive, learning is enhanced through communicating, listening, collaborating and producing to create meaning with identity. By embracing this concept, and through the versatility of technology, the future of school design is […]