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Bean Buro strikes a delicate balance

Bean Buro strikes a delicate balance

This agile, comfortable destination by Bean Buro puts the emphasis on a soothing and encouraging environment – the perfect place for learning about the retail trade.

Read and learn: rugs for libraries and education settings

Read and learn: rugs for libraries and education settings

In collaboration with Designer Rugs, we explore the role of flooring in well designed educational projects and the benefits of specifying rugs in school, library or university projects.

EcoKid Kindergarten nurtures the next generation of Vietnamese children

EcoKid Kindergarten nurtures the next generation of Vietnamese children

Architecture has the power to impact society and change the way people live. Case in point is EcoKid Kindergarten which encourages holistic learning through environmentally conscious architecture.

Pinghe Bibliotheater: An ocean of knowledge for students

Pinghe Bibliotheater: An ocean of knowledge for students

Part library, part theatre, Pinghe Bibliotheater by OPEN Architecture presents an ocean of knowledge for students of Qingpu Pinghe International School in Shanghai, China.

Designing for inclusivity: Key learnings for designing alternative flexible education schools

Designing for inclusivity: Key learnings for designing alternative flexible education schools

Research by Gray Puksand found that a sensitive, community-focussed approach was key to ensuring alternative flexible education schools best support students, Mark Freeman reports.

Listen – Robert Puksand on turning 30 years young

Listen – Robert Puksand on turning 30 years young

Tune in to this podcast with Indesign editor Alice Blackwood and Gray Puksand’s founding partner, Robert Puksand.

The university building that blurs academia and practice boundaries

The university building that blurs academia and practice boundaries

Blur and blend: the conventional boundaries between academia and practice are thoughtfully broken down in the University of Sydney’s Susan Wakil Health Building.

How masterful façades inspire us to engage with education precincts

How masterful façades inspire us to engage with education precincts

Architectural expression influences the way we engage with our education precincts. Lyons and John Wardle Architects marry design vision and innovative façade solutions to great effect.

Why schools play a critical role in new suburbs

Why schools play a critical role in new suburbs

If schools are the glue of our communities, what are the ‘sticky’ elements every modern school must have? Mark van den Enden of Architectus breaks it down for us.

Minimal or maximal? The power of adaptability in education

Minimal or maximal? The power of adaptability in education

Whether minimalist or maximalist, education design ultimately needs to be adaptable. Leanne Amodeo explores the power of flexibility in contemporary education spaces.

Grimshaw’s methodology for education urbanism

Grimshaw’s methodology for education urbanism

When education buildings are properly integrated into the urban fabric of cities, magic happens. Grimshaw puts the method around that magic.

The School of Design and Environment 1 is an exemplar of design for learning

The School of Design and Environment 1 is an exemplar of design for learning

Celebrating the diversity and excellence of primary through to tertiary schools, The Learning Space category in the INDE.Awards recognises that education design is paramount to educational success.