Crowley ISD’s Career Technology Education Center and Crowley Collegiate Academy were designed to provide both students and the greater community with an innovative environment for learning. Utilizing VLK Architects’ engagement process VLK | LAUNCH®, students, parents, community members, and administrators worked together to create the initial concept of this facility. Built to provide unique fluidity of space, the campus will foster collaborative learning, an easy transition of indoor/outdoor activity, and flexibility. Incorporated throughout, sustainable elements and information technology will enhance the learning experience. A strong sense of transparency and openness will offer students an ideal forum that welcomes collaboration. The central courtyard is designed to serve as an outdoor learning venue.