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4 Ways to Improve School Safety Through Site Design

School districts regularly tell us that student and staff safety are top priorities when taking on a new project. But safety and security don’t just mean cameras and metal detectors. As designers, we can implement strategies that help create a secure environment before you ever walk into the building. Crime prevention and traffic control are […]

Graduate Landscape Architect or Graduate Civil Engineer

Schmidt Associates is a multi-state architecture and engineering firm. We help educational, lifestyle, workplace, healthcare/research, and community clients optimize their facilities and systems through analysis and strategic implementation. For more than four decades, we have described the way we work as “Servant Leadership” to ourselves, to our clients, and to our community. We are proud […]

How to Pick a Site

The design of a school campus is crucial to the safety and efficiency of any program. When given the opportunity to choose between different locations, here are some thoughts on what elements create a successful K-12 exterior environment. Space to establish clear visibility and organization –When on a school campus, clear site lines help create […]