As adults, were we to visit a therapist or counsellor, it would be hard to imagine sitting in an open-plan … More
The design of spaces in schools for therapeutic purposes is the focus of this series of posts. These are spaces … More
John Storyk is the Founding Partner and Director of Design of Walters Storyk Design Group (WSDG): an architect and acoustician … More
What is architecture? A helpful definition by Giancarlo De Carlo clarifies what architecture is and who’s involved.
Similar visions of school design travel the world at speed – with what effects?
A talk I gave at the Bartlett’s Spatial Engagement Network meeting about Anarchism, Education and Space on the architect Giancarlo De Carlo.
Aldo van Eyck put children into his architectural drawings to influence ideas of schools. Can you add “values” too in this way?
A guest post by Beatrice Balfour and Alejandra Manena Vilanova telling their story of co-designing a school near Cuenca, Ecuador.
Interview with the architect, educator and writer Jeremy Till on a range of issues involving architecture and school design.
3 Seminars at the Faculty of Education, Cambridge University exploring the role of the built environment in education and schools.
An Interview with Herman Hertzberger from May 2017 about Architecture’s Role in Providing Visual and Social Connections
Some notes about a book of interviews with Italian architect and anarchist thinker Giancarlo De Carlo.
Ruth Taylor was born in London, England and attended schools in Surrey and Buckinghamshire. Prior to studying Architecture at University … More
Jennifer Singer is an architect and education design advisor. She has collaborated with students, teachers, parents, contractors, local authorities, government … More
Helen Taylor is Practice Director at Scott Brownrigg, responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of programmes to enhance technical … More
Herman Hertzberger, born in Amsterdam in 1932, is one of the world’s pre-eminent architects. He founded Architectuurstudio HH in 1960 … More
Hedwig Heinsman is an architect who grew up in the Dutch Flevopolder and now lives and works in Amsterdam. … More
Dominic Cullinan is an architect and founding partner of SCABAL (Studio Cullinan & Buck Architects Ltd.) based in Hatton Garden. … More
Five minute sound montage featuring descriptions of school architecture