Achieving parity district-wide is no easy feat, but we've found a cost-effective way to meet building and educational goals while creating solutions for rapidly growing districts.
The transition from university to the “real world” can be intimidating, especially for young professionals determining which path to take when applying their education to a profession. Mollie Mytinger, a junior graphic designer, joined us after graduating from the University of Kansas. Throw a [...]
Environmental graphic design, at its core, enhances the user experience and connects people to place. As educational specialists, we’ve challenged ourselves to explore how these graphics can aid in the learning environment.
As the first middle school in the country to be located on an active air strip, SKIES brings a free educational experience to students introducing them to aviation and aerospace through hands-on learning. Project-based learning and professional exposure boosts students’ imaginations and drives innovation.
In taking care of deferred maintenance and committing to capital improvements and repairs, as well as new construction projects, funding from bonds can move schools – and ultimately, the community – forward.
Like many parts of the learning experience, furniture in K-12 schools has evolved since many of us were students. Expectations for the physical make-up of the classroom have adapted to meet newly identified needs.
NOTE: This is the first of a series of posts on upcoming bond measures on the Nov. 2 ballot. You will be able to read the rest of the series here. While school bond projects aren’t always the most fascinating thing to vote on, they are one of the most important things a community decides […]
As the first female president in the firm’s 73-year history, Chavey brings 18 years of experience building strong partnerships and designing innovative learning environments across the region.
Serving as a front porch to the historic midtown community, the award-winning Boyd Elementary School celebrates the history and future for students and staff.
Hollis + Miller Awarded John Shaw Regional Award for Second Straight Year from Association for Learning Environments
A regional architectural design competition, the John Shaw Award is intended to showcase innovative design resulting from educators, students and community representatives – all of which are exemplified by the LEAD Innovation Studio.
Hollis + Miller’s commitment to education remains strong, working with educational institutions across the country from pre-K12 through higher education to bolster student success. Dr. Chavey’s expertise is complemented by team members with an emphasis in education technology and educational [...]
Hollis + Miller receives AIA KC Design Excellence award for innovative outdoor learning space designed by emerging professionals
Hollis + Miller Architects is proud to announce the Liberty Public Schools Learnscape — an innovative outdoor learning environment— as a recipient of the 2021 AIA KC Design Excellence Awards. Learnscape, an annual philanthropic initiative led by the firm’s Emerging Professionals, is a [...]
Two Hollis + Miller team members honored with IIDA Mid-America Elevate Awards for outstanding contributions to interior design.
Hollis + Miller is proud to announce Walden Middle School has been honored with the A4LE John Shaw Award 2021.
Identifying an opportunity to create stronger program synergies and increase visibility and accessibility to the community it serves, MCC made the strategic decision to move its Business & Technology campus to the urban core in hopes to build the workforce pipeline with a new population of workforce [...]
The Herndon Institute of Culinary Arts needed a new facility, but faced budget and site restraints of the existing building’s footprint. Hollis + Miller designed a new center twice the size of the existing one, including a commercial kitchen outfitted with new technology and a dining area.
The new Carl B. Bruce Middle School worked with Hollis + Miller Architects to incorporate graphics to brand the facility in powerful ways.
Hollis + Miller worked with Grain Valley Schools to develop the long-range master plan that would serve as the road map moving forward.
As a partner of the Shawnee Mission School District, Hollis + Miller donated the design and construction of its signature outdoor learning classroom, known as Learnscape.
SITUATION With more than 14,000 students, the Blue Springs School District is one of the largest districts in the Kansas City area. Yet, for more than two decades, all ninth-graders at Blue Springs South High School attended a separate Freshman Center. After a bond issue was approved by area voters [...]
SITUATION As the most diverse location of Kansas City’s Metropolitan Community College, the Penn Valley campus welcomes nearly 6,000 students each fall. However, the school recognized the need to upgrade its Student Success Center to more effectively serve the student population and provide a better [...]
Jeffco Public Schools in Denver area needed more space to accommodate the additional 400 children coming the following year, and also wanted to incorporate collaborative learning in a way that could benefit every Summit Ridge student.