April 29, 2013. On April 17, 2013, Christoffer Graae travelled to Pittsburgh to speak at this year's Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) Northeast Regional Conference. His presentation, Woodrow Wilson High School: Transforming a Diamond in the Rough, touched on the project's challenges, solutions and its sustainability. Certainly fitting, just days after the school's induction into the District of Columbia's elite group of Green Ribbon Schools. Chris spent three days at the conference, (April 18-20) taking part in workshops, events and networking with other CEFPI members. Chris has over 30 years designing educational facilities. He has been a member of CEFPI for approximately five years and continues to work closely with the organization to the benefit of thousands of students, faculty and communities. CEFPI is a non-profit founded in 1921 and has since had a mission to improve the places where children learn. CEFPI members, individuals, institutions & corporations are actively involved in planning, designing, building, equipping and maintaining schools and colleges.
April 29, 2013. Shea Hasan of cox graae + spack architects and member of SMPS (Society for Marketing Professional Services) took the afternoon off to give time and serve a meal to the children and families of the NIH's Children's Inn in Bethesda, MD.
May 7, 2012. AIA’s Committee on Architecture for Education is offering a day-long tour during the AIA National Convention on May 16, 2012 of High-Performance Schools in the Washington, DC area. Woodrow Wilson High School will be as an example of a LEED Gold modernization of an existing historic campus.
January 15, 2012. William Spack of cox graae + spack architects will present a program at the 2012 Northeast Regional Conference of the Council for Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI).
August 10, 2011. cox graae + spack architects will participate in the SCUP 46 Conference July 23-27, 2011. Several members of our office will attend the conference session on Sunday, July 24th and Monday, July 25th.