Educational institutions are increasingly seeking ways to rethink and transform learning environments in a way that increases the possibility of exploration. With this aim in mind, the Private Sezin School in Istanbul approached ATÖLYE in 2014, to design a space for for K-12 students to enable problem-based learning by engaging 21st century skills. Instead of considering… [Read More]
Located in the heart of the former Olympic Village in London, the Chobham Academy has become a centerpiece for the city’s East Village. Allford Hall Monaghan Morris have designed the complex as a reflection of existing London streets. The design features three different buildings, all connected by a circulation path. From Allford Hall Monaghan Morris: Conceived pre-Olympics and… [Read More]
Gow Hastings has designed the Durham College Centre for Food, a state-of-the-art 34,000 square foot facility in Canada. The newly designed building offers a hands-on learning experience and introduces students to the full cycle of production, from the early stages of farming to cooking and serving food. The flexibility of the facility allows it to… [Read More]
Tokyo-based architect Takaharu Tezuka has designed the Fuji Kindergarten back in 2007 as a village where everything is designed to encourage children to fully explore and learn. In this TED talk the architect takes us through a design process that really lets kids be kids.
Make‘s design for the charity Wings South West has recently received planning permission. The new youth and community facility will help increase the opportunities for disadvantaged young people in Bideford, Devon. Make undertook the project pro-bono and was facilitated by LandAid. Official announcement from Make: Make has received planning permission for The Bridge Centre, a new… [Read More]
i29 interior architects in collaboration with Snelder Architecten, designed the Panta Rhei public school in Amstelveen (NL), paying close attention to the fine balance between freedom and a sense of security. The building realized by Snelder Architecten houses many open multifunctional spaces that link perfectly to the new identity i29 interior architects gave the school; ‘an… [Read More]