Room to Move: Avoiding Pitfalls When Specifying Furniture for Schools & Universities

American School University features Principal Emilee Keith and Associate Principal Joaquin Abrego in its latest issue. Emilee and Joaquin provide their recommendations on how to avoid pitfalls when specifying furniture for schools and universities.

Specifying furniture can be complex and overwhelming for education institutions. Facility planners have finite resources when they decide how to outfit their facilities with furniture, fixtures and equipment (FFE), so it is important to choose wisely as they carry out the furniture procurement processes.

With schools and universities nationwide allocating millions of dollars, interior designers need to avoid the pitfalls and oversights that may arise when they specify furniture. This means not only choosing the right pieces for an educational space, but also preparing the space so that potential problems can be anticipated and the FFE fits seamlessly into the space.

Continue reading “Room To Move” on pages 26-29 in American School & University.