Strategic Insights

A Thoughtful Approach to School Security

What if we gave security more forethought?

The Pedagogy of the Digital

The Y2K bug (that’s the year 2000 for you younger readers) seems like ancient history. Eighteen years ago, we pondered […]

Welcome to the Team! Cheryl Walker Joins as Learning and Community Practice Leader

We are excited to announce the appointment of industry expert, Cheryl Walker, FAIA, as a dedicated practice leader in the […]

Welcome Tod R. Stevens, AIA! New Learning Practice Leader

Progressive AE has hired industry expert, Tod R. Stevens, AIA, as a dedicated practice leader in the learning market. Stevens […]

Design Fuel Newsletter Fall 2017

The latest editions of Design Fuel, Progressive AE’s biannual company newsletter, are out! This time around we’ve produced two newsletters […]

Transforming Spaces for Advanced Manufacturing Education

After a period of under-investment in technical training, community colleges and universities are now creating teaching environments that prepare their students for successful careers in today’s manufacturing workplace.

Master Planning: Unlocking Campus Performance

Campus master planning is a methodical process that includes analysis, benchmarking, visioning and aligning the institution’s stakeholders.

Redefining Technical Education

The design of the Hanson Technology Center celebrates the way technology and design can pair with precision manufacturing to create dynamic spaces that are environmentally and financially efficient.

Not Your Parent’s Dining Experience
Trends in On-Campus Dining

University dining halls have changed drastically over the past few decades, and the gap between them continues to widen. It’s amazing just how much it’s changed over the years.

Planning for Student Diversity

How do you create spaces that meet both the needs of the programs and the needs of those using them?

Building for Transformation – DeVos Family Center for Scouting Renovation

The local Grand Rapids Boy Scouts chapter recently launched a campaign titled “Build Character Today, Lead Tomorrow” to expand the DeVos Family Center for Scouting.

A Learning Facility’s Influence on Outcomes: Have You Assessed Yours Lately?

With shrinking resources and budget limitations, it is critical to understand the utilization and condition of your current facilities and infrastructure.

Tri County Area Schools Break Ground on Building Updates

  School safety has become an important topic over the past several years. According to the National Center for Education […]

The Inaugural Year: Kruizenga Art Museum

The museum will provide “hands-on” learning opportunities for all academic disciplines at Hope College.

Creating Value through Design

Research is growing and it is showing the positive impact architecture, planning and design has on learning environments and the associated outcomes.

Student Dining Halls as a Recruitment Tool

It’s a never ending struggle, a numbers game. Colleges and universities with the biggest and newest offerings compete for the […]

On-Campus Housing Solutions

The beauty of the on-campus housing model is that it can be altered to suit the needs of any public or private institution.

Optimizing Student Dining Facilities

In the competitive marketplace of higher education, dining facilities are a significant component in recruiting and retaining students to a school.