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Brick By Brick: Preserving The Diaspora

Cultural preservation has a unique meaning for a nation whose people are scattered across the globe. For the Armenian Diaspora, their rich, 3,000-year-old history is both a foundation for cultural unity and a gateway for cultural evolution. Over the past six decades, the National Association for...

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Materials from School Design

Resources for Materials Transparency

In recent years, a new concept of what it means to define a building product as “sustainable” has taken hold. Focus has shifted to consider whole-life (i.e., “cradle to grave”) environmental impact, prioritizing the disclosure of ingredients that may be hazardous to human health. 

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Videos for Discussion of 21st Century Teaching and Learning

Philip Poinelli, FAIA, ALEP, LEED AP, MCPPO

In conjunction with David Stephen of New Vista Design, Phil Poinelli assembled the following list of videos for Boston Public Schools, to facilitate a discussion regarding educational vision for the district.

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Philip Poinelli, FAIA, ALEP, LEED AP, MCPPO

If you’re a parent with a child in school, one of your top priorities is your child’s education, and you strive to make the best decisions for him or her as possible. With so many educational options in this modern era, it can be a bit overwhelming determining how to best meet your child’s...

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Speaking the Language

Philip Poinelli, FAIA, ALEP, LEED AP, MCPPO

Pedagogy. Visioning. Blended Learning. Unless you’re intimately acquainted with the design and planning of new school environments, there’s a good chance you’re unfamiliar with these terms. But if you have a school-age child and want the best for his or her education (and, of course, you do!), it...

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