The Big Picture Participation in School Design

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The Big Picture Participation in School Design

As a teacher, parent or community member, you may at some point get a new school in your area. The process of designing a public building such as a school can be complex and confusing, and in order to get involved you might want to know a bit more about what happens.

To help describe what participation could involve and how it fits into the overall project, Architecture and Design Scotland has created a downloadable presentation on the subject;

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It gives an overview of what design participation is, why it is important school users are involved and the role they play within the design of a new school. It can be used by facilitators to introduce the topic to a group about to embark on the design of a new school or by individuals to understand why they are being asked to be involved.

A poster explaining the process can also be downloaded here.



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