Designing a Successful K-12 Collaboration Center

By Lisa Maycroft & Ceci Kane
K-12 Education

Media centers. Libraries. Learning commons. Collaboration spaces. No matter the name, these spaces have always served an important purpose in schools. Cultural shifts and changes in pedagogy have pushed many schools away from a traditional media center into a different model.

This article was originally published in the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) publication, Winter 2020.

Lisa Maycroft, AIA, LEED AP O+M

Lisa Maycroft is an architect who also leads GMB’s Technical Team. She is passionate about integrating code and technical detail into designs to get the best functioning spaces and systems for clients.

Ceci Kane, NCIDQ, IIDA

Ceci Kane is an interior designer and a member of GMB’s Design Team. She is passionate about how the design of the built environment can have a positive impact on the well-being of those who spend time within those spaces.