The Education Market Association (EDmarket) announces the winning classroom designs to be featured at EDspaces this November 7-9 in Tampa, Florida. These unique educational environments provide an extension of learning for participants to experience first-hand the latest product and space innovations.
The following firms were chosen to design classrooms for EDspaces 2018:
- Architecture for Education
- DLR Group
- MA+ Architecture
- NorvaNivel + Gould Evans
- OnPoint Innovative Learning Environments
- Van Auken Akins Architects
Classroom design judges, comprised of past winners of the design competition, school purchasing influencers, and AIA-CAE member architects, conducted an extensive review process to make final selections. Two designed learning environments will be located directly on the exhibit floor, and four will be located in the convention center meeting rooms. An additional classroom was added to this year's program in anticipation of an increase in attendance after record numbers of school and architect attendees last year.
Proposals were evaluated for aesthetics, overall functionality, vendor engagement, relevance to the future of educational facilities, and flexibility of the learning space. Nearly 60 education sessions will be held in these six designed classrooms, allowing att