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K-12 Education

Empowering learners through a forward-looking research-informed design focus that delivers transformational opportunity and fulfillment for all.

K-12 Education

Independent Schools

Our K-12 private practice offers a distinct specialty service centered on the planning and design for independent school clients.

BOLD by DLR Group

BOLD: Bridging Organization, Learning, and Design

Helping Communities Realize Future-Ready Learning Environments

BOLD by DLR Group aligns the elements of learning, environment, and support systems to improve student outcomes. BOLD transforms how students experience education, integrates forward-thinking environments in curriculum delivery, and establishes organizational systems that sustain change over time.

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If you don't meet them at the local school board meeting, find direct contact info here.

Jim French

Global K-12 Education Leader Senior Principal

Jim French

FAIA
Global K-12 Education Leader Senior Principal
Jim leads our Global K-12 Education sector. As one of the most respected K-12 designers in the United States, his vision is to empower learners through a forward-looking, research-informed design focus that delivers transformational opportunity for students, teachers, and ultimately communities.

Todd Ferking

National K-12 Education Design Leader Principal

Todd Ferking

AIA
National K-12 Education Design Leader Principal
Since joining DLR Group in 2000, he has become recognized as an expert in forming spaces that enable student-focused learning and take advantage of new and emerging technologies in the learning process. Passionate about collaborating with educators and students in thinking critically about educational practices, he is adept at identifying what's working at a school, what could be working better, and how spaces and architecture can better support current practices.

Taryn Kinney

K-12 Education Leader Principal

Taryn Kinney

AIA, LEED AP
K-12 Education Leader Principal
Taryn is a native Texan who has successfully led the strategy, visioning, planning, and design of more than 2 million SF of learning environments nationally and internationally. She enjoys sharing knowledge from her experiences, and creating connections to implement exceptional learning opportunities.

Juliana Norvell

Business Development Leader Principal

Juliana Norvell

Business Development Leader Principal
Juliana collaborates with educators and administrators to meet the unique educational needs within a school district. She is a strategic partner to both school administrators and design teams for needs assessments, community engagement, bond planning, and design solutions to deliver robust learning experiences for both students and educators.

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