The aim of this post is to consider the value of small rooms in schools with the intention of starting … More
This is a guest post by Dr Tom Bellfield, a part 2 architectural assistant at SCABAL, an architecture practice specialising … More
The closure of many schools around the world in the past few months has given us a unique opportunity to … More
This is a guest post by Catherine Burke, Professor Emerita of the History of Education at the University of Cambridge. … More
After several years of working with children in a busy primary school corridor, two teaching assistants trained in emotional literacy … More
Here, I offer a practical perspective on creating a therapeutic space in a school, with comments from people who have … More
It is important to be aware that open-plan formats are not that helpful for these pupils. Let’s recognise how that … More
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
“School design, which is finely tuned to the full range of activities and needs of adults and children who inhabit … More
A guest post by Beatrice Balfour and Alejandra Manena Vilanova telling their story of co-designing a school near Cuenca, Ecuador.
A list of organisations running architecture schools for children.
Treetops Primary is to be sited on the edge of a small town in the South of England on a … More
I’d never been inside an architect’s office until a couple of years ago but I’d always been curious to know … More
Five minute sound montage featuring descriptions of school architecture