Creative educational principles and a school community's values should drive design decisions for physical changes to the school environment, big or small. Whether it is a media center makeover or a major construction project, our perspectives as the expert educators, not the construction experts, should set the vision and inspire the decision-making and building process. Our major school construction projects found their inspiration and informed direction in conversations about learning, not layout. Find out how to uncover connections and resources locally and globally to create practical, meaningful spaces for all kinds of learning. Good questions are the most important tool!