Nowhere is the inside/outside connection more important than in schools and childcare centers. The outside is just another kind of classroom, one that can be tapped for teaching nearly any subject. Merging indoor and outdoor classrooms is a powerful way of engaging children, enabling play and learning to happen simultaneously, and educating children to be caring stewards of the environment.

dvantage of its tight city lot. With a porch in front, patio in back, and rooftop terrace above, it invites an easy lifestyle of casual indoor/outdoor living that is possible here in NC.