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.
After 1968, James Ackerman, Giancarlo De Carlo and others questioned school design: why? why like this? This post revisits their questions.
Italy’s “Competition of Ideas” for Innovative Schools could stimulate architectural & educational debate.
Adrian Leaman on what makes school buildings special, PoE and managing complexity.
Ola Uduku (Edinburgh University) speaks about the historical influence of Western pedagogies and architectural traditions and their local adaptation in school design.
The following is a list of things we learned during the Education Estates conference, held in Manchester on 10-11th November … More
…is a question posed by the architect of the school where I’m doing my research. It came up in an … More
Bridget Murray attended primary schools in the late 1970s in Middlesborough, Hertfordshire and Basingstoke, Hampshire (UK) where she also went … More
Following yesterday’s cheaper, faster … and better? post, I must apologise for a lack of thoroughness in my research of … More
A Victorian-era community primary has been rebuilt as a modern replacement primary academy in the West Midlands of England and … More
Sarah Cuthill is school librarian at Clifton High School in Bristol, England and has worked in archives and libraries in … More
Sue Steggles was a pupil at John Scurr primary school, Bethnal Green in the East End of London in the … More
To move beyond traditional measures of research impact, this post on the LSE Impact blog proposes a range of alternative … More
For a book that says almost nothing about Education – no classrooms, no students or teachers, no school architecture – … More
Suvani Dave has attended independent primary and secondary schools in Ashford, Windsor and Hounslow. She is currently a student in … More
As the Architectural Review’s School Awards close, let’s hope the judges give due emphasis to the design of the interiors … More
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
Recently I’ve been learning about Post-Occupancy Evaluation, mostly from the tons of great resources at the Usable Buildings Trust. It’s … More
For a while, I’ve been posting interviews here without writing anything about why these interviews are such an integral part … More
Dominic Cullinan is an architect and founding partner of SCABAL (Studio Cullinan & Buck Architects Ltd.) based in Hatton Garden. … More
Dr Catherine Burke is a well-known historian of childhood, education and school design whose books include School (2008) and The School … More