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Building as a Teaching Tool, CEFPI Symposium 2012

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green buildings can't speak for themselves. Connecting curriculum, culture, and the physical environment Building as a Teaching Tool ok, now facilities design & utilization what? Can someone tell me what it means to conserve energy? What, you mean like napping? whole-school sustainability Modeling & Behavior Change role models, aka charasmatic leaders, are needed to communicate mission and guide experiences the holistic approach thank stephanie barr craig schiller to ensure consistency in messaging, imbed sustainability into every aspect of an organization

Foundation - sustainability driven mission and values

Behaviors - we believe in sustainability, so of course we behave sustainably, and teach about sustainability Buildings that Teach Model holistic framework guiding principles Embedd sustainability into every aspect of the organization
Mission & value driven
Use teaching strategeies in all four categories to guide building design Willow School How do we identify best-case strategies? Why? GB are healthier, cost effective and improve performance
Project based learning is better
Architecture is the most visible expression of values
Buildings are living textbooks Kats, G. (2006). Greening America's Schools: Costs and Benefits. Capital E.
Lieberman, G. A., & Hoody, L. L. (1998). (Executive Summary) Closing the Achievment Gap: using the Environment as an Integrating Context for Learning. Poway: Science Wizards.
Orr, D. (1994). Architecture as Pedagogy. In D. Orr, Earth in Mind: On Edcuation, Environemnt and the Human Prsospect (pp. 112-117). Washington DC: Island Press.
Taylor, A. (2009). Linking Architecture and Education: Sustainable Design for Learning Environments. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press 1 Look at great case studies. Thematic Teaching Categories send us your stories flash charrette ? ? 2 3 4 A whole-school approach to integrating sustainability is necessary for a building to be used as a teaching tool. There are common design principles and strategies that can be used to create a successful building that teaches. Successful examples of buildings that teach reveal a transferable process. How do students go from learning in a green school to championing sustainability? Architecture as Pedagogy architecture is the most visible manifestation of the values of an organization

the built environment forms the context for experience. Experiential Learning learning is a process whereby knowlege is created through the transformation of experience.

Experiences are transformed into knowledge through guided reflection consistency in messaging and actions is key If we can provide opportunities for people to engage in sustainable behaviors, the very act of engaging in those behaviors will shape attitudes and beliefs. Institute for the Built Environment
Colorado State University
s.barr@colostate.edu Center for Building Performance & Diagnostics
Carnegie Mellon University
craigaschiller@gmail.com you Craig Schiller Stephanie Barr 3 BIG IDEAS A whole-school approach to integrating sustainability is necessary for a building to be used as a teaching tool.

There are common design principles and strategies that can be used to create a successful building that teaches.

Successful examples of buildings that teach reveal a transferable process. 1 2 3 Green Schools Specialist
Institute for the Built Environment
Colorado State University
s.barr@colostate.edu Build to Teach Consulting LLC
Center for Building Performance & Diagnostics
Carnegie Mellon University
craigaschiller@gmail.com Private
New Jersey Mission focus - to instill a joy of learning through engaging in the natural world

Buildings an extention of value system, utilized in curriculum Pine Jog Elementary Public
Florida Mission focus - environmental education, place-based exploration

Buildings an extention of value system, utilized in curriculum

Connected to environmental education center at FAU Learning Gate Community School Charter
Florida Mission focus -environmental stewardship & community service

Buildings an extention of value system, utilized in curriculum Prairie Crossing Elementary Public Charter
Illinois Mission focus -environmental education & global citizenship

Buildings an extention of value system, utilized in curriculum

Community connections, organic learning farm, wetlands Prairie Crossing Elementary Private
Washington Mission focus - compassion, confidence, and creativity

Buildings an extention of value system, utilized in curriculum

Data collection for Living Building Challenge directed by students Riverview Elmentary School (NAC Architecture) Interactive Building Compenents Chartwell School Display Change Living Learning Center Outdoor Classroom Philip Merrill Environemental Center Chartwell School Visibly Prominent Tours Community Events Intelligent Workplace Flexible Meeting Space Conservation Consulting Inc. Signage Environmental Technology Center, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA Environmental Technology Center, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA Center for Interactive Research on Sustainability,
University of British Colombia, Vancouver BC, Canada Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory
University of Colorado, Boulder CO Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory
University of Colorado, Boulder CO Advanced Green Builder Demonstration
Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, Austin TX Living Learning Center
Washington University in St. Louis, Eureka MO Advanced Green Builder Demonstration
Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, Austin TX Chicago Center for Green Technology
Chicago's Department of Environment, Chicago IL Environmental Living Learning Center
Northland College, Ashland WI Environmental Living Learning Center
Northland College, Ashland WI Adam Joseph Lewis Center
Oberlin College, Oberlin OH Adam Joseph Lewis Center
Oberlin College, Oberlin OH Philip Merrill Environmental Center
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Annapolis MD Philip Merrill Environmental Center
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Annapolis MD Sidwell Freinds Middle School
Sidwell Friends, Washington DC Sidwell Freinds Middle School
Sidwell Friends, Washington DC Beamish-Monroe Hall (Live Building)
Queen's University, Kingston ON, Canada Phipps Conservatory
Pittsburgh PA Phipps Conservatory
Pittsburgh PA Intelligent Workplace
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA Intelligent Workplace
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA Conservation Consulting Inc
Pittsburgh PA Conservation Consulting Inc
Pittsburgh PA
Energy Lab
Hawaiian Preparatory Academy, Waimea HI
Energy Lab
Hawaiian Preparatory Academy, Waimea HI Living Learning Center
Washington University in St. Louis, Eureka MO Exposed and Accessible Systems Excellent Example of Sensory Experience Sidwell Friends Living Learning Center Conservation Consultants Beamish-Monroe Hall http://oberlin.edu/ajlc/ http://livebuilding.queensu.ca/ Building Website Conservation Consultants Inc 4.2.3.B Identify plants and animals found in a wetland

4.2.3.C Identify plants and animals that live in lakes, ponds, streams and wetlands.

4.2.7.B Explain the primary functions of a wetland within a watershed.

4.2.4.D Explain how freshwater organisms are adapted to their environment.

4.2.6.B Describe the characteristics of soils found in a wetland. Biology Pond Downspout Aeration Course Sidwell Friends Enviroment Based Projects Buiding Site Studied Buiding Site Studied Sidwell Friends Living Learning Center Intelligent Workplace Evironmental Living Learning Center Courses on Building Design Student Maintence of Facilites Adam Joseph Lewis Center Chicago Center for Green Technology Building Systems Studied Advanced Green Builder Demonstration http://livebuilding.queensu.ca/building_systems/structural_design/insulation_monitoring Environmental Technology Center Intellegent Workplace Beamish-Monroe Hall Data Sensors & Monitoring Intelligent Workplace Farwell Mills Gatsch Architects, LLC Intelle Exposed and Accessible Systems Data Sensors & Monitoring Integrated Teaching and Learning Lab Modular Technologies Intelligent Workplace Multiple/Redundant Technologies Environmental Living Learning Center Multiple/Redundant Technologies Beamish-Monroe Hall Zyschovich Architects Carlson Studios Serena Sturm Architects Miller Hull Partnership, LLP http://www.sidwell.edu/green_tour/index.aspx 1. 2. 3. 4. HPA Energy Lab Performance Analyzed Performance Analyzed Occupants Analyzed Coming Soon..... www.buildtoteach.com Chicago Center for Green Technology
Chicago's Department of Environment, Chicago IL Beamish-Munro Hall (Live Building)
Queen's University, Kingston ON, Canada An inner city, public middle school in Phoenix is planning a new science wing. They desire the wing to be a teaching tool for sustainability.

The school principal and lead faculty members are interested in utilizing the project as a means to incorporate sustainability more fully into their culture and curriculum, but need guidance.

With the support of the district, they have assembled a team of professionals to guide them through the process of planning, designing, and operating a building that teaches. Form groups of 3 WHO? WHAT? HOW? stakeholders, professionals, resources, champions, etc. facilitation and engagement strategies, stakeholder input, buy-in and committment, ensure longevity and success, etc. design strategies, curriculum program & pedagogy, activities, partnerships & community, outside resources, etc. BARRIERS? Windchimes are incoporated inside the passive ventilation system so students can hear their fresh air. Students can study and tour the composting toilets because they were designed to be easily accessible. These signs were designed by local student as the Art Institute of Pittsburgh
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