The UK’s schools and local authorities are discovering that the recent baby boom is leading to a requirement for additional classroom space and resources. One joinery manufacturer is offering a quick and hassle-free way to meet this demand with its new range of carefully designed structures.
Thinking of extending your school? Dr Christopher French’s research is an in-depth review of offsite construction in the Eastern Region.
Learning environments throughout education are in a state of constant evolution. Keep yourself informed on current best design practice with our free special issue of Learning Spaces.
Tom Brialey takes a look at the latest research in school design, highlighting eight ways to create spaces that inspire and engage pupils.
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Learning environments in Higher and Further Education are in a state of constant evolution. Keep yourself informed on current best design practice with our FREE special issue of Learning Spaces.
STEM subjects are on the rise in schools. For science subjects, this means that it’s now more important than ever to offer high-quality learning spaces for students. How? UK lab specialists InterFocus explain.
Innova Design Solutions look at the facilities, services and technologies that make an excellent computer suite.
Scott Prisco looks at how growing student numbers have prompted a campaign in one US school district to encourage children to take healthy routes to school in order to ease congestion and boost their educational performance.
Nicky Saunter from The Woolly Shepherd discusses how they use wool and natural fibres to help combat the major issue of acoustics in schools.
Peter Barton, Head of Education, Aga Khan Education Service Kenya, explores education provision in Boka, near the Kora National Park.
Mie Guldbaek Broens from Danish consultancy LOOP.bz, considers how education has changed the way we design schools, drawing on work in Gentofte to show how a collaboration between educators and designers created spaces which meet the changing expectations of staff and students.
In this article, Holly Porter, Founder of Surface to Air Architects explores bringing workplace environments into education allowing the ‘student internet natives’ to work, collaborate and learn.
Stefan Jakobek looks at the challenges and opportunities of creating highly sustainable learning environments in climates which are very different to those we experience in the UK.
Ante Runnquist looks at the process of designing new learning spaces and how starting the conversation in the right place makes all the difference in developing greater understanding between pedagogy and design.
Lee Taylor from Ryder Architecture, considers the civic importance of our public libraries and the experience of designing spaces which support the changing range of services our libraries now deliver.
David Jakes discusses the ever increasing range of digital options to enhance students’ learning.
Rachel Shaw reflects on designing social learning spaces for Higher Education.