Mount Paran School
The Mount Paran School is a historic institution that prides itself on its strong traditions and values. However, the school’s leadership recognized that in order to prepare their students for the future, they needed to embrace innovation and offer new opportunities to explore technology, design, and entrepreneurship. That’s where Kurani came in.
Kurani collaborated with the leadership team at Mount Paran School to design the Murray Innovation Center, a cutting-edge facility that offers high school students a wide range of hands-on learning experiences. From fabricating robots to running a coffee shop, from having Socratic discussions to designing video games, the Murray Innovation Center was designed to inspire creativity and empower students to explore their passions. Read more
The Murray Innovation Center is a physical space that was carefully crafted to promote collaboration, experimentation, and exploration. The building’s design incorporates a range of flexible spaces that can be adapted for different purposes, from large maker spaces to intimate brainstorming rooms. The facility is equipped with the latest technology, including 3D printers, laser cutters, and robotics kits, allowing students to bring their ideas to life.
The Murray Innovation Center also features a café run by students, providing an opportunity for students to develop practical skills in business and entrepreneurship. In addition, the facility includes a tech lab, where students can learn about game development, programming, and user experience design.
Since the Murray Innovation Center opened its doors, it’s become a hub of creativity and innovation at Mount Paran School. Students who were previously disengaged or uninterested in traditional academic subjects have found a new passion and purpose in the Innovation Center. The facility has also helped foster a culture of innovation at the school, inspiring faculty and staff to think creatively and experiment with new teaching methods.
The Murray Innovation Center is a testament to the power of design to shape the future of education. By creating a space that encourages collaboration, experimentation, and exploration, Mount Paran School and Kurani have created a model for schools everywhere to follow. If you’re interested in building a culture of innovation at your school, contact us today to learn more about the Murray Innovation Center and how we can help you create a space that inspires your students to reach for the stars.