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Service | Programming + Educational Specifications

Plan And Design Spaces That Are Communal, Interdisciplinary, Versatile, And Sustainable

Highlights Of Our Programming + Ed. Spec. Expertise

We help you define your project and explore the possibilities.  G+P has demonstrated success in communication. 

We listen carefully to our clients and engage them actively in the process of design beginning with the programming phase.  Our meetings are essentially visioning sessions to determine your space needs and wants. We rely on research and our expertise to draft a program of spaces that include adjacencies, descriptions, and approximate square footages for planning and budgeting purposes. 

We help educators and administrators plan for success, even before the project is identified. We are committed to design for learning, immerse ourselves in trends in Next Gen Education and have 50 years of innovative educational planning and design from which to draw. 

We have the tools in house with practiced Educational Planners and award-winning architects to help you develop your Ed Specs and the graphic communication skills to inspire successful designs of collaborative and insipring educational spaces for the future. 

Our decades of experience contribute to a lively and efficient feasibility phase where we lead the effort to study architectural, site, and engineering impacts on potential facility and site design options. 

Our most experienced staff conducts existing surveys and works with our consultant team to assess all conditions, identify limitations and opportunities, and clearly communicate with cost estimates, phasing and test fit studies, and summary report packages. 

With a CPTED Designated Professional on staff, we are specialists in safe school design.  We provide leadership in proven design practices which result in delighting and inspiring users, but in a manner that is also safe and reassuring.  We start with important concepts such as concentric rings of controlled access, natural surveillance through transparency, and real-time communications. We focus on what our clients need for their specific site and facility.

Our Impact

Our Experience In Programming Serves Our Clients

Grimm + Parker has developed with clients hundreds of programs, Ed Specs, and feasibility studies in the pursuit of being good stewards of budgets and resources. With an eye on future trends and adaptable designs, our on-staff ALEP Planners educate and inspire our firm and can help clients anticipate the needs now and for generations to come. 

  • 200+

    Feasibility Studies

  • 45+

    Years of Educational Planning

  • 100+

    Ed Specs + Programs Developed

  • 3000+

    Community Workshops Facilitated

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