12 February 2014

Interview with Peter C. Lippman Author of Evidence-Based Design of Elementary and Secondary Schools: A Responsive Approach to Creating Learning Environments (Part 1, 2 and 3)

Peter C. Lippman, Assoc. AIA, REFP, is an Educational Resource Planner and has dedicated his 15 year professional career to researching, programming, and planning learning environments. He has a Bachelor’s in Architecture and a Masters degree in Psychology. He uses various research methodologies to evaluate environments and make appropriate design recommendations. Peter proposed design solutions for the Mini-Treatment Lounge at Harlem Hospital Center’s Aids Pediatrics Clinic and for the School for Medical and Dental Assistants, both in NYC. Peter has also researched sustainable office environments, and currently focuses on how the physical environment influences teaching and learning. He co-chairs the American Institute of Architects’ National Committee on Architectural Education Conference in New York City; the Cyberspace and Digital Environments Network for the Environmental Design Research Association; and is the New York State Governor for the Council of Educational Facility Planners International.

Peter is the author of “Evidence-Based Design of Elementary and Secondary Schools" and was kind enough to take a few minutes out of his busy schedule to answer a few questions about his book.

To read Part 1 of the interview by Tim Holt, click here.

To read Part 2 of the interview click here.

To read Part 3 of the interview, click here.