This document supports the ‘Why Refurbish’ guide published by A&DS which highlights the benefits of school refurbishments and how local authorities can achieve high quality results and innovative designs in the most cost effective way.
Guidance to help local authorities improve their school estate by refurbishing existing buildings was launched by the Minister for Learning
Case Study: Toilet design in the learning environment - the issue of school toilet provision and management has never been more prominent.
We are committed to helping those who fund, design and use our public buildings. A&DS does this by providing advice, supporting client and user groups
The Tests of Change project aims to create excellent teaching and learning environments using Space Hacks and testing solutions in a learning space.
A&DS offers a design support to education authorities offering an external view, peer support, facilitation and learning networks.
Jack Dudgeon MSYP for Eastwood and Vice Chair of the Scottish Youth Parliament, asks designers to be radical when they create learning spaces.
Young People, wellbeing and creating better learning outcomes will be part of this year’s Education Buildings Conference in 2018.
A leaflet summarising the learning from 20 individual Inspiring Please Spaces projects, supporting the Inspiring Learning Spaces publication.
In a series of articles we spoke to architects about what makes a great learning environment. Hear from Lucy Plumridge from HLM Architects.
A publication of lessons learned from the Inspiring Learning Spaces (ILS) initiative for those in the learning and estates community across Scotland.
Scotland has a wealth of design talent creating great learning environments: this blog series brings together a collection of these experiences.