• GRCC – Early Childhood Learning Laboratory
  • Rummel Creek Elementary School

Early Childhood Education

Inspiring a lifelong love for learning

Early childhood facilities and providers aim to give their communities expert staff, high quality programs and materials, and developmentally appropriate learning environments. The buildings we design reinforce these essential learning components.

Our job, successfully accomplished, prepares the stage for others to become the stars—teachers optimize use of their learning environments to inspire students and students become thoroughly educated through various forms of discovery.

Our design process for early childhood education facilities is rooted in a school’s educational program goals and engages a wide range of participants such as the administrators, educators, students, and citizens. As designers, and also as parents, we strive to deliver, on time and within budget, exciting and functional designs that motivate the intellect and enhance the learning process for future generations.

Getting back to school

The COVID-19 global pandemic has disrupted many long-held assumptions about how your facilities operate. Our team of planners, designers, architects, engineers, scientists, and project managers have come together to provide advice that will help you make informed decisions about the design and operations of your schools—from fostering resiliency to managing user experience to recommended facility protocols. Read More


Architecture We create spaces that are engaging and uplifting, that contribute to our collective sense of health and well-being, and encourage the sustainable stewardship of our communities.
Bond Programming When school districts are facing some of their most important and challenging decisions, we are there to help navigate them through to inventive solutions.
Buildings Engineering With decades of innovation and experience under our belts we’re engineering a promising future leveraging the best in building systems, technology, energy analysis, and sustainable performance.
Interior Design As humans, we spend a significant portion of our daily lives inside. We believe our emotional and physical well-being is dramatically impacted by the places where we live, work, and play.
Landscape Architecture Whether it's an urban park, a restored wetland, an athletic complex, or a waterfront destination--through analysis, planning, and design, we create inspired landscapes that reflect context and user needs.
Program & Construction Management We know from experience that delivering a complex project without surprises doesn’t mean there won’t be challenges, but our creative approach to planning and controls can head off most problems.
Research + Benchmarking Expertise is not static. Through our Research + Benchmarking program, we connect team members across sectors, geographies, and disciplines to continually learn and improve.

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