McMillan Pazdan Smith has emerged as a regional leader in planning, architectural programming and design of educational environments for students of all ages. Numerous projects for public and private clients represent a thorough understanding of issues facing k-12 facilities, including technology integration, student safety, sustainability and building versatility.
Receiving ten CEFPI awards for design excellence, McMillan Pazdan Smith’s school designs exemplify national best practices. As the first architectural firm in the Southeast commissioned to design a new state of the art STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) school, our designers understand project based learning methodologies and how designs must respond to diverse learning styles and cultures. Maintaining strong fiscal stewardship, we employ creative processes that ensure teacher collaboration and student engagement, resulting in flexible and relevant design solutions.