The need for a skilled workforce in high-demand fields and the ever-increasing cost of a university degree have not only led to a shift in the predominant education models, but also a shift in how we design learning environments. One of the newer models — career and technical education (CTE) — is a hybrid version of vocational education, melding both academics and hands-on training. It targets students earlier in their learning journey and covers a broad range of industry sectors (see s...
When developing concepts for the new 1,500-student Gallatin High School in Bozeman, Montana, our design team and the building committee gravitated toward a layout inspired by a town center. A place where people come together for a variety of purposes, …...