Schooled Safety

School designs incorporate enhanced security measures for varying purposes

Implications - Affected by everything from social unrest and violence to an enhanced understanding of accessibility, safety in school design is being prioritized just as much as safety-related policies within schools. This shift is a reactionary response to both social and personal causes, assuaging some of the concerns associated with sending children to school in unsteady political climates.
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Secure School Redesigns - Svigals + Partners New Sandy Hook Elementary Accommodates for Trauma
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Warm 1,424 Clicks Pub: Oct 27, 17
Secure School Redesigns
Svigals + Partners New Sandy Hook Elementary Accommodates for Trauma
Sandy Hook Elementary School is infamous as the site of one of the most horrific acts of gun violence in American history, and the school’s new redesign from Svigals + Partners takes the... [More]
Emergency Temporary Schools - Portakabin Built a School for Those Near Grenfell Tower
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Mild 339 Clicks Pub: Jul 22, 17
Emergency Temporary Schools
Portakabin Built a School for Those Near Grenfell Tower
The recent Grenfell Tower fire was a tragic event in and of itself, and so Portakabin is working to limit the negative aftereffects as much as possible. The UK design and construction company has... [More]
School Lockdown Sensors - Jim Skorpik Designed a Range of Sensors to Protect Children
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This Year and Average 544 Clicks Pub: Apr 9, 18
School Lockdown Sensors
Jim Skorpik Designed a Range of Sensors to Protect Children
Jim Skorpik, an electrical engineer who previously developed sensors to detect a missile’s readiness for combat, has developed a new system that can keep kids safe during a school shooting.... [More]
Blind-Assisting Road Paints - A New Smart Paint is Being Used to Help Blind Students in Ohio
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This Year and Mild 139 Clicks Pub: Mar 12, 18
Blind-Assisting Road Paints
A New Smart Paint is Being Used to Help Blind Students in Ohio
The crosswalk in front of the Ohio State School for the Blind features “smart paint” that helps the visually impaired safely cross the road. The white stripes of the crosswalk feature an... [More]
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