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Rethinking Our Educational Environments

Designing Modern Learning Spaces

In a world that is rapidly changing, educators are often said to be faced with the task of preparing students for careers in industries that do not yet exist.  Globalization and increased mobility add to the need to think differently about how and what our students learn and the spaces in which they learn in. The previous industrialization model of education is outdated, and we now see a greater need for individualization in the education landscape.

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PRA Announces Several Promotions & New Hires

Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP (PRA) announced the promotion of three to the title of Principal: Linda Moses, Jeff Peter, and Scott Justus; and two to the title of Associate: Dan Effenheim and Mike Bahr, and the addition of staff in Wisconsin and Florida.

“This is an exciting day for PRA”, said Scott Kramer, AIA, NCARB, Managing Partner. “I’m very proud to announce this news. Each of these promoted professionals have helped to shape our services and our culture.

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PRA Presents at the 2020 Digital EdSpaces Convention

This year we are excited to have two teams sharing stories at the 2020 Digital EdSpaces Convention. Linda Moses and Steve Kieckhafer are hosting a session about harnessing community engagement to help inform interior design and showcase the cultural diversity within a community. The team of Deborah Kerr, Past Immediate Superintendent of the School District of Brown Deer, and Nicholas Kent will explore how transforming a learning community can take years but ultimately leads to positive educational outcomes.

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Video – The New Normal Workplace Virtual Panel

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Panel Featuring Michael Brush

On June 5, 2020 the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance of Lakewood Ranch, FL hosted another in their series of LEADS events, this time focused on the issues surrounding knowledge workers return to the office during the pandemic.

PRA partner John Holz helped to introduce the segment for PRA partner Michael Brush, who summarized policy recommendations and considerations for new construction.

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Northshore Bank North End

Opening soon! The good people of Pinnacle Construction are wrapping up work at the new North End Branch for North Shore Bank. The branch is conceived as a highly visible commercial property springing from the existing structure of a brick home. The branch offers a variety of services including both on-site personal bankers and Covid-19 friendly video tellers, and a patio for community gatherings.

We are excited for the opportunities this will provide for downtown Milwaukee,

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