Moving north from Florence you climb up and up, past Fiesole to a ridge formed by Mounts Calavana and Giovi … More
Category: Historical Perspectives
Interviews and posts that take a historical perspective on school buildings, education and design
3 Cambridge Seminars, 2018: Educational Aims and Values through Architecture
3 Seminars at the Faculty of Education, Cambridge University exploring the role of the built environment in education and schools.
An Anarchic Take on Architecture, Space and Education – Giancarlo De Carlo and Franco Bunčuga’s Conversazioni su Architettura e Libertà
Some notes about a book of interviews with Italian architect and anarchist thinker Giancarlo De Carlo.
What High Schools Look Like and Why
After 1968, James Ackerman, Giancarlo De Carlo and others questioned school design: why? why like this? This post revisits their questions.
A List of Museums of School, School Life and Education
A list – to be updated – of school museums (that is, museums of school life or buildings) in Europe and a few beyond.
The Museum of School Life, Nerokourou, Crete
The old village primary school (1930-2000) in Nerokourou (Crete) is now the Museum of School Life (Μουσείο Σχολικής Ζωής) and striking for its reminders of the physicality of education and material technologies of teaching and learning.
Interview with Estelle Morris, Baroness Morris of Yardley
Estelle Morris, Baroness Morris of Yardley, former British secretary of state for Education and Skills (2001-2) taught PE and Humanities … More