A post exploring changes in the words used to talk about education e.g. the shift from “classroom” to “learning space”.
Interview with Irene Lindsay
Irene Lindsay is the Assistant Head of a 2-form entry primary school in Raynes Park, London, which was refurbished by … More
The importance of acoustics in learning: an interview with Shane Cryer, Ecophon
Shane Cryer manages the education sector in the UK and Ireland for Swedish acoustic experts, Ecophon. After a career in … More
Allowing for easy interaction: an interview with Hedwig Heinsman, DUS architects, Amsterdam
Hedwig Heinsman is an architect who grew up in the Dutch Flevopolder and now lives and works in Amsterdam. … More
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
Making Spaces, Forgetting Politics
Walls* are breaks (Vesely, 2013). They break into established categories of meaning and space and make new ones. They do … More
Open Space Good, Closed Space Bad? Problems with Architecture and Language
In which Marie, a 12-year-old student, explains how large, open-plan spaces feel claustrophobic.
What are schools for? An interview with Gert Biesta on the learnification of school buildings and education.
Gert Biesta on school architecture and democracy, and learnification – a reductive reappraisal of education as learning.