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Better Design Can Help Keep Schools Safe

Better design can improve security in our school buildings

After a year that saw numerous school shootings on high school and college campuses—including the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in February—many have safety and security top of mind as the new school year starts.

And at least one association is focused on school safety from a design perspective.

This week, the American Institute of Architects announced a series of initiatives that aim to address the issue of school safety. Among them: AIA will make architectural and design resources available to schools, and it will also help create a library of best practices for school design.

Please select this link to read the complete article from Associations Now.

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