The design of spaces in schools for therapeutic purposes is the focus of this series of posts. These are spaces … More
A talk I gave at the Bartlett’s Spatial Engagement Network meeting about Anarchism, Education and Space on the architect Giancarlo De Carlo.
An Interview with Herman Hertzberger from May 2017 about Architecture’s Role in Providing Visual and Social Connections
Ruth Taylor was born in London, England and attended schools in Surrey and Buckinghamshire. Prior to studying Architecture at University … More
Anne Prendergast has spent 30 years in media and publishing and is currently media director at Strattons: a bespoke advertising … More
Ola Uduku (Edinburgh University) speaks about the historical influence of Western pedagogies and architectural traditions and their local adaptation in school design.
Sue Steggles was a pupil at John Scurr primary school, Bethnal Green in the East End of London in the … More
Treetops Primary is to be sited on the edge of a small town in the South of England on a … More
Recently I’ve been learning about Post-Occupancy Evaluation, mostly from the tons of great resources at the Usable Buildings Trust. It’s … More
When I was considering whether to include my own childhood school as one of a series of research visits to … More
Ruth Benn and Rebecca Skelton teach at Sparrow Farm Infants & Nursery school in Feltham, close to Heathrow Airport. Rebecca … More
For a while, I’ve been posting interviews here without writing anything about why these interviews are such an integral part … More
Our interactions with Google search results appear to contribute to the fetishization of Architecture as big white ribbed structures. This post explores why.
Rima Tarar was born in Paris in the early 1990s, where she attended nursery and primary school. One year into … More
Dr Catherine Burke is a well-known historian of childhood, education and school design whose books include School (2008) and The School … More