Six Exceptional Classroom Designs Selected for EDspaces 2020


(Silver Spring, MD) — The Education Market Association (EDmarket) announces the winning classroom designs to be featured at EDspaces this fall, November 11-13, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Each of the innovative classrooms were designed for physical distancing in a safe learning environment, similar to the challenges facing educators returning to school this fall. These unique educational environments provide an extension of learning for participants to experience first-hand the latest product and space innovations.

Following a competitive design process, these firms were chosen to design classrooms for EDspaces 2020:

  • Hord Coplan Macht
  • Legat Architects
  • Little Diversified Architectural Consulting
  • Marotta Main Architects
  • Media Technologies
  • Moseley Architects

Classroom design judges, comprised of past winners of the design competition, school purchasing influencers, and AIA-CAE member architects, conducted an extensive review to make final selections. Proposals were evaluated for aesthetics, overall functionality, vendor engagement, relevance to the future of educational facilities, and flexibility of the learning space. This year’s classroom designers met the additional challenge of creating learning environments in the COVID-19 era.

Education sessions will be held in these six designed classrooms throughout the event, allowing attendees to experience how different products work in a variety of collaborative, flexible educational settings.

About EDspaces: EDspaces is the premiere event to explore how the convergence of pedagogy, space and technology combined with innovation affects facility design and use and, ultimately, student outcomes.

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