Dani Martin, Chair of the Western Australia Chapter of Learning Environments Australasia tells us what she found interesting at the latest A4LE conference in Singapore.
How the design of a new primary school in Scotland is helping feed the brain.
By 2023, the number of pupils in England’s schools is projected to increase by a staggering 880,000. How will our buildings cope? Kevin Harvey presents the possibility of off-site construction – an approach already helping primary and secondary schools across the country overcome an array of place planning issues.
At Learning Spaces we always try to include an article on external learning opportunities in each edition. This edition we decided to consider the impact of having separate enclosed spaces as part of the environment.
Ian Wilson suggests a design solution which provides all the benefits of repetition and standardisation but where each school can respond differently to prescribed programmes and accommodate their own site constraints.