College Planning & Management

JUN 2013

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outstanding architecture + design in education here come the judges... A s usual, all oF the entries we received were oF exceptional quality, making the judging process a diFFicult one. we — one examining the k-12 entries and one panel dedicated to the higher educational Facilities — study the submissions, and each panel chose grand prize winners, honorable mentions and projects oF distinction From the projects that they Felt were the most outstanding in those two levels oF education. this year's judges are: had two panels oF judges paul abramson Tracy Healy Tom rusHin sTepHen J. erwin susan monroe marTin sHarpless Paul Abramson is president of Stanton Leggett & Associates. He has been involved with education publications for more than 50 years (he helped start School Management in 1957), and has been carrying out major statistical studies of education since 1958. He has been designated Planner of the Year by the Northeast region of CEFPI and was named national Planner of the Year in 2008. He was an associate of, and writer for, Educational Facilities Laboratories and writes the annual Construction Report and a monthly column for School Planning & Management entitled "A Final Thought." Tracy Healy, REFP, is the president of FutureThink, formerly DeJONG-HEALY. She previously served as a vice president at DeJONG and was one of its founding members. One major area of focus is in projecting student enrollment for school districts involved with the Ohio School Facilities Commission. Healy is involved with CEFPI (the Council of Educational Facility Planners, International), where she served on the Leadership Team for the Midwest/ Great Lakes Region for several years. She has received several awards from CEFPI, including a Distinguished Service Award. Healy has also worked as a Senior Planner for the City of Columbus Planning Office. Tom Rushin is an Arizona native with more than 45 years of experience in the field of education. He has been a teacher, a coach, a principal, an associate superintendent and a superintendent. He has led school district planning committees, bond elections campaigns and developed building programs, developed educational specifications and worked with a variety of architectural firms through all phases of building design and construction. He is currently interim chairman of the Arizona School Facilities Board. Stephen J. Erwin, AIA, LEED-AP, is a principal and architect at Shepley Bulfinch and a leader in the firm's education practice, with a deep interest in sustainability and the design of spaces that support collaborative learning. He has led planning and design projects for a wide range of higher education clients, including Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Duke and Hamline Universities. Steve has presented at higher education planning conferences and is the co-author of "EcoFriendly Campuses as Teaching Tools," which appeared in the New England Journal of Higher Education in 2008. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and a LEED Accredited Professional. Susan Monroe is Capital Projects manager for the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Before her current role, she served as a facilities manager for the college and as an architect on the staff of the university, specializing in interior architecture. She received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Architecture degrees from the University of Michigan, with professional development coursework from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She is a registered architect in the state of Michigan. Martin Sharpless, AIA, is vice president and a member of the Washington, DC, leadership team at Skanska USA Building. Mr. Sharpless is an A/E/C industry leader with board-level education foundation expertise. He has deep client and design firm relationships built over a 25+year career in the Mid-Atlantic region. Prior to his construction career Mr. Sharpless was with Kling Stubbins and Ballinger Architects. WWW.EDUCATIONDESIGNSHOWCASE.COm E3

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