Developing the vision – making it real!
Schools are important. They are important to teachers and learners, local communities and the wider society.
When The Worst Happens
"With an increased threat of arson and other disasters affecting schools, disaster recovery planning and response is now an essential part of asset management for schools," says Mike Turner, Development Director at Ian Williams Limited.
Virtually Building Schools of the Future
Hal MacLean, Director of Learning at Cleveratom Limited, is clear that the link between technology and space must be made if BSF is to succeed.
Look what you can do in 5 days!
When the British Council for School Environments asked C21 Schools co-editor Sharon Wright to co-ordinate a school makeover in a week, she took up the challenge.
Design Guide for BSF Temporary Buildings
Currently most temporary buildings on the market are fit for purpose; they are designed for the long term and in general lacking the design approach of the BSF waves. Terrapin along with RIBA, SCALA, 21st Century Schools and NPS have decided to collaborate to create an award that will evolve the temporary classroom into the 21st century.
Temporary school accommodation
The Government’s Building Schools for the Future programme is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to rethink the way we approach relocatable buildings for schools. Damian McColgan, Head of Business Development at Terrapin, looks at the challenges, ground rules and possibilities.
The true cost of crime in our schools
Michael Brooke, West Yorkshire Police ‘Force Architectural Liaison Offcer’, considers how schools can take some important steps to prevent their resources being diverted to dealing with crime.
Designing classrooms in less than a day! Rhyddings Business and Enterprise School, Oswaldtwistle, East Lancashire.
Teaching Outside Of The Box
Colin Burden, Director of Plincke Landscape Ltd, argues that BSF is an opportunity to see a real change of attitude in how outside spaces are designed and used.
Scape a modern method of construction
Increased certainty, projects on which the design process fows and the ability to meet the diversity of client needs are on the wish list of every contractor and professional team. It is to meet these demands that six prominent Local Authorities formed Scape System Build Limited.