When we think about sustainability and elementary schools, we often think about sustainable-design practices and building materials, but seldom do we think about sustainability education for young students. HMC ArchLab, the building-science department of HMC Architects, and McKinley Elementary School in Santa Monica, Calif., are trying to change that. McKinley is one of the first schools in California to pilot the state’s Education and Environment curriculum, which is an environment-based curriculum that encourages responsible stewardship of the planet. Read the full article authored by Pablo La Roche for Eco-Structure.
Eco-Structure: Sustainability is Elementary
April 6, 2012