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Architect Carrie Matlock discusses some of the research around 21st Century Educational Theory and design trends for creating spaces to support it.
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DLA Architects High School Scholarship Program Awards State Level Winners

DLA hosts scholarship winners for “A Day in the Life of an Architect” and presents scholarships to the top entrants.
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Engaging aspiring professionals

At DLA Architects, our focus is school design and we’re experts at creating spaces that enhance a 21st century education. This means we create environments that encourage...
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Newly Renovated TV/Radio Broadcasting Studio Unveiled

We're very excited to see the folks over at WCIU's You & Me This Morning give a shout-out to the newly unveiled TV/Radio Broadcasting Studio at Homewood Flossmoor High School. Take a look...
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Part of our Community

Last Friday, I had the privilege of serving as Principal for a Day at Otter Creek Elementary School in School District U-46, a school that we designed several years ago.
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technology in schools and the workplace

Technology in Schools: The 21st Century Principal

A take on technology in schools: “When people adopt technology, they do old things in new ways. When people internalize technology, they find new things to do."
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How do Students see the School of the Future?

Earlier this year, the Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) challenged middle school students to creatively apply their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) skills in The School of the Future Design Competition. The result was incredible a
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Are you keeping pace with 21st Century Education?

In keeping with the trends discussed at Learning Environments for Tomorrow, we came across an interesting article over in the Wall Street Journal that you might be interested in...
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Learning Environments for Tomorrow… last week

The workshop Learning Environments for Tomorrow (LEFT) was a great immersion into the minds of...
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Learning Environments for Tomorrow | Harvard Graduate School of Education

To build or renovate a school in the 21st century is no easy feat. When you consider that many schools were built 40-plus years ago, educators and architects are often challenged with how to design spaces where learning is flexible and meets the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s digital
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