As part of a wider exhibition looking at The Re:Design Option, this video reveals how working with pupils to describe their neighbourhood, campus or school, we are offered a rich source of ideas of how these places could change. When viewed from the creative perspective of pupils, these physical places reveal unique potential and new possibilities.
This exhibition explored the challenges of different educational building types, and looks at how designers can help reveal the hidden potential...
In order to explore the potential improvements and changes that can be applied to an urban primary school, Blackfriars Primary School in Glasgow has b
In order to explore the potential improvements and changes that can be applied to a large secondary school, Galashiels Academy in the Scottish Borders
In order to explore the potential improvements and changes that can be applied to a Victorian school building, James Gillespie's High School in Edinbu
In order to explore the potential improvements and changes that can be applied to a small rural school, Strathyre Primary School has been the subject
Exemplars took a blended approach to design, connecting STEM spaces to the rest of campus. We look at the importance of innovation from institutions.
Places that encourage learning through collaboration are important for developing and applying classroom learning. We look at these spaces.
Some spaces create valuable exchanges and connections for educational buildings but defy convention. In-betwen spaces are key to a sense of community.
In December 2020, with Scottish Futures Trust, we hosted an event on the Learning Estate Investment Programme (LEIP) Phase 1 projects.
Despite limited resources, Moray created a 'quality auditing' process to encourage good design in their housing developments, we look at the results.
LLTNP influenced local development through LIVEPark Rural Development Frameworks. This brought the community in the conversation about their places.
Aberdeen City Council led a masterplan approach to key housing sites. The result is Countesswells, a landscape-first approach to a neighbourhood.
Studying architecture in 2020 has been challenging. We spoke to the student awards winners to hear about their designs and studying under lockdown.
Case Study: Toilet design in the learning environment - the issue of school toilet provision and management has never been more prominent.
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