Educational Facilities and Campus Design

Integrated Solutions for the Future

Today’s educators are challenged to do more with less while providing students with safe, healthy, comfortable, state-of-the-art learning environments.

Whether you plan to build new or extend the life of your current facilities, Gannett Fleming’s design and construction professionals will help you get the most from your budget. We’ll partner with you to identify cost-effective solutions that support your educational goals, save energy, and lower operating costs.

We take on projects of all sizes, from new buildings to facility renovations and expansion projects of existing facilities. Regardless of the scope, our team understands the importance of meeting program objectives within your project budget and schedule.

Creating Spaces for the Next Generation

For more than 50 years, Gannett Fleming has served as a trusted advisor to school and university clients across the country. We provide programming, design, engineering, and construction management services from facilities to capital improvements.

The projects we’re known for include:

  • Early learning facilities.
  • Lease conversions.
  • Building envelope restoration & improvements.
  • Athletic & recreation facilities.
  • Cafeterias upgrades.
  • Central utility & cogeneration plants.
  • Program facilities.
  • Communications systems.
  • Interactive media centers.
  • Science & research laboratories.

Our work touches every aspect of education, from a child’s very first classroom to progressive university-level research facilities. In the context of the overall environment, we consider the budget and purpose of the project to design functional, resilient spaces that spark ideas and inspire learning.

Higher Education: Elevating the Campus Experience

The aesthetics, amenities, and condition of facilities are significant contributors to attracting students to campus. Today’s students expect modern facilities with up-to-date functionality. Colleges and universities are continually challenged to support new programs and technology while using space efficiently and making campuses more sustainable. Our integrated campus design solutions help you create higher education facilities that:

  • Provide flexible learning environments.
  • Achieve sustainability goals.
  • Maximize the safety and longevity of existing physical plants.
  • Reduce energy costs.

We offer a qualified team and focused approach to college and university construction projects. With more than 70 satisfied higher education clients, we can help you realize your goals to renovate, replace, or build new university campus facilities.

Early Learning and K-12 Facilities: Understanding your Vision

Educational institutions like school districts face unique budgetary, scheduling, and programming challenges as they evolve to meet the needs of 21st century learners.

We partner with clients to maximize tight capital budgets while delivering long-term building performance and value. Our design professionals offer innovative and sustainable solutions to:

  • Enhance learning environments.
  • Improve health and safety.
  • Lower energy use.
  • Reduce operating costs.

From day one, we partner with our clients to incorporate their needs and goals into the design. We place emphasis on the students, faculty, and staff who will use the facilities.

We offer education clients an experienced team of LEED® accredited architects, engineers, and construction specialists. This team is backed by an in-house staff of more than 300 facility professionals with a wide range of expertise. Gannett Fleming can serve as a single source for addressing your facility needs, whether your project requires architectural and engineering design or specialty services, such as:

  • Acoustics.
  • Traffic planning.
  • Indoor air quality.
  • Security systems.
  • Elevator renovations.


Are you looking for a reliable, collaborative partner? Do you have a planning, design, or construction challenge? We want to hear from you.

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