Perkins Eastman and Drexel University Win 2019 AIA Latrobe Prize

The Consortium for Design and Education Outcomes (CDEO) Receives the Highly-Regarded Research Grant to Address How High-Quality Buildings Can Positively Impact Education Outcomes

New York, NY – The Consortium for Design and Education Outcomes (CDEO), a research collaboration between global architecture and design firm Perkins Eastman and Drexel University, a Tier 1 research university, is pleased to announce the collaboration is a recipient of the 2019 AIA Latrobe Prize, a landmark grant that will help fund research to address how high-quality buildings can positively impact education outcomes. The $100,000 award will enable the team to work with two large school districts, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD, to assess indoor environmental quality, educational adequacy, and community impact in modernized and non-modernized schools to draw direct connections between the built environment, student and staff satisfaction, and education outcomes.