Blog - Higher Education Architecture

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Higher Education Projects – Engaging Spaces

For higher education projects, we focus on creating engaging and flexible spaces tailored to the specific goals, brand, and culture of universities, community, and technical colleges, so that students can do their best work! #HigherEducationArchitecture #HigherEdArchitecture #UtahArchitects http://ow.ly/kdor50GaADH…aggart-principal/

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Specialist Spotlight: Higher Education Architecture | Jay Taggart, Principal

Utah Architecture for Universities and Colleges Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA) strives to create environments in which students can learn and grow. For firm principal Jay Taggart, higher education projects are a passion because he enjoys the architecture that comes from them. “Improved spaces equal improved learning,” explains Jay. “It’s rewarding to know students will benefit.” […]

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UVU Volleyball Lockers Get a Facelift

UVU hired us to remodel 5,000 SF of the women’s volleyball athletic department, tackling several distinct spaces—from locker rooms with high tech powered lockers to a lounge area fit with a kitchenette. Many other areas were curated precisely for this department’s needs. Go Wolverines! #HigherEducationArchitecture #UVU http://ow.ly/voXa50FIQuN

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CMA Spotlight: Jay Taggart, AIA, Principal

Utah Architect is Passionate about Education Architecture and Remote Learning Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA) Principal Jay Taggart, AIA is an award-winning designer whose experience covers the gamut of facility types, including commercial, healthcare, assisted living, education, higher education, municipal, multi-family, and tenant improvements. He is particularly passionate about education architecture and the way each facility […]

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UVU Nursing School Replicates Professional Setting

The Utah Valley University Nursing Remodel was designed to replicate a professional healthcare setting and enhance training. Simulation rooms are designed to create training settings that closely mimic real-life scenarios. CMA’s interiors team provided VR scenes of several spaces within the project, which helped the client understand and visualize design concepts and determine which option […]

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UVU Adds New Classroom Space

Suffering from a shortage of classroom space, this remodel made use of an existing exterior covered storage area and converted it into usable space for classroom instruction and learning. UVU and the College of Engineering Technology have a great new addition in the Gunther Trades Loading Dock.

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Getting the Right Sound is Tough Business

Getting the right sound is tough business. The Utah Valley University Video Studio remodel project involved retrofitting a regular classroom for a video recording studio. Our design focused on utilizing the 910 SF space effectively while isolating it from adjacent areas. Now, it is a highly functional studio.

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Autism Gains Perspective

The UVU Autism Center is all about gaining a new perspective: To educate the community about autism, train the teachers of autistic children,and provide a safe learning environment for autistic children. Built in 2017, this beautiful facility was designed as a symbol of how the barriers, misunderstandings, and fear associated with autism are changing daily.

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