Blog - Education Architecture

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Canyons District Upgrades Elementary School Offices

CMA remodeled several elementary schools’ offices for Canyons School District, moving reception to the front of the school and increasing the natural daylight into the new and secure entry vestibule. #EducationArchitecture #K12Architecture #Remodel #UtahAEC #UtahSchoolDistricts

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Never Stop Reading

National Book Lovers Day reminds us to never stop reading and never stop learning. As proud architects of many educational facilities, we know that reading builds the future! #EducationArchitecture #NationalBookLoversDay #TimeToRead #EducationArchitects #AECUtah

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Daylighting Brings Natural Light to Buildings

Daylighting, where buildings are designed to bring in natural light with proper temperature regulation, is known and studied to positively impact education facility occupants. #EducationArchitecture #K12Architecture #EducationArchitecture

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Education Architecture: A Passion

When we engage in education architecture, we’re pursuing one of our biggest passions. We understand what’s needed in new schools, remodels, and rebuilds from back to front, and we love being the architects to bring it all together. #K12Architecture #HigherEdArchitecture #EducationArchitecture #HigherEducationArchitecture #UtahArchitects #AECUtah

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Mountain View High Updates

After almost four decades of wear, Mountain View High School received a remodel from yours truly, bringing it back up to code and back into its best form—from high-standard learning spaces to functional and complementary design. #EducationArchitecture #K12Architecture #MiddleSchoolArchitect

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UVU Improves Spaces for Nursing Students

To provide a new space for students and educators to fully engage in the learning process, CMA remodeled a portion of the Department of Nursing at UVU. We incorporated crisp colors and a clean design to contribute to UVU’s positive learning atmosphere. #EducationArchitecture, #HigherEdArchitecture, #HealthcareArchitecture

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UVU Alumni Center Programming

Curtis Miner Architecture was hired by Utah Valley University to provide programming services for the two-story, 20,000 SF University’s Alumni Center. Two existing homes would be demolished on the site to prepare for the new Center. Over a six-week period, the CMA team visited the site and interviewed key stakeholders—from the faculty who will use and occupy the spaces to the […]

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Their Voice: Spectrum Academy hosts groundbreaking ceremony

The following article was published in the Daily Herald on January 2, 2021.  (Image courtesy of Monica Villar and posted by Daily Herald)  In some ways, it feels like 2020 was a year where time stood still. A lot of our plans for activities and traditional events were put on hold as more and […]

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The Nuances of Education Facilities for Rural School Districts

Throughout the western states, K-12 education facilities face different challenges in rural areas As educational facility specialists, Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA) has been closely following the dynamic changes a global pandemic is having on our communities. The shift to remote learning has affected primary and secondary school students and their families as well as teachers, […]

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