Reggio emilia classroom floor plan. How to bring the most out of your early learning environment. The author of these words loris malaguzzi was the founder and director of the renowned municipal preschools of reggio emilia italy. Malaguzzi passed away two decades ago but we hope he would be pleased with the progress early childhood educators in north america have made toward understanding his pedagogical lessons. With our years of experience weve developed this theme and given back to this awesome wordpress community.