Author Archives: Kurani
What does school look like when Khan Academy, the world’s premier online learning platform, wants to build a physical school?
A satellite campus at the Googleplex that gives Howard University students a mix of collegiate and professional experiences all in one place.
A community learning space where Black and Latino youth are welcomed into the Computer Science and Tech fields with role models, resources, and opportunities.
Danish Kurani explains why architecture changes the way people learn. Watch as he shows us how to design better schools.
Building a nurturing campus that teaches court-involved men how to work, study, and live in healthy ways.
Assessing and redesigning Denver’s primary schools to support personalized learning. In partnership with the Imaginarium and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The Collaboratory supports different learning styles so kids can come together and brainstorm, discuss, or ideate in the ways that are most comfortable for them.
Redesigning a 70-year old classroom environment to support personalized learning, project based curriculum, and student collaboration and idea sharing.
Converting a wagon factory into interactive conference and workshop space for the Houston Escape Room where adults learn through play. Construction ongoing.
Located in the active Bed-Stuy neighborhood and named in the honor of Nelson Mandela, this new New York City high school expects to cultivate the next generation of change agents.
Campus prototype for NYC public high schools designed to improve college and career outcomes for black and latino students through empowerment practices, applied learning, and career coaching.
SELNY is a psychotherapy clinic and adult learning center that enhances intimate and professional relationships through adventures, experiential learning events, and personal and group therapy.
Australian intermediate school offering students deep learning opportunities through a project based, design-thinking curriculum and a strengthened relationship with local community.
One of Boston’s lowest performing elementary schools, Blackstone is re-imagining the urban school model for 2013 and beyond. A new campus will help reconnect students to learning opportunities in their neighborhood.
Public space installation provides a medium for the Radcliffe Institute to engage the entire university and local community, while becoming a launch pad for new discussions and future collaborations.
Project with Boston Public Schools demonstrates why the design of a school campus is vital to learning and development and how strategic investments in the built environment can support ongoing initiatives in education reform.
The State of Rio needs 900 new schools by 2030. Many schools will serve slum neighborhoods currently lacking any education infrastructure. How do you design schools that can improve the outlook for entire communities?
Redevelopment of a derelict and polluted site into a campus for a Sports Science Research Institute. The campus navigates extreme infrastructure conditions to introduce alternative sports to Brooklyn.