What goes into creating a design that establishes the essential 21st Century Learning Environment in a California public school building like the Mendota Elementary School Project while remaining in touch with the traditional and cultural elements of the nearby community? And equally important, how do we make that space transitional enough that it can adapt over the next 10 years and still be culturally and technologically relevant? BCA’s Vice President of Design, Brian P. Whitmore, addresses these essential design questions here: http://cashfacilitiesnews.org/creating-the-essential-21st-century-learning-environment-at-mendota-elementary-school-encompassing-traditional-and-modern-design-elements-with-a-local-cultural-and-historical-appeal/