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Randal Fielding


Randall Fielding, AIA, MAIBC, is the Chairman and Design Director of Fielding Nair International, an award-winning school planning and design firm with project in 43 countries. Randy oversees FNI’s mission to improve learning by nurturing the development of creative learning communities that are in consonance with global best practice and research.

Randy shares his vision with over one million people each year through, an online forum for innovative learning environments that he founded in 1998. Randy and his partner, Prakash Nair, co-authored the seminal book on educational architecture, “The Language of School Design, Design Patterns for 2st century Learning,” now in its third edition. His achievements have earned more than a dozen design awards, including the Council of Educational Facility Planners Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007. In 2013, two of his projects were selected as finalists for the prestigious CEFPI MacConnell Award, the top honor worldwide for school design.