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“Stronger than before” – Clifton Creek Primary School revived from the ashes of 2020

“Stronger than before” – Clifton Creek Primary School revived from the ashes of 2020

The devastating 2019-2020 bushfires forever changed Australia’s physical and spiritual landscape – especially for rural communities such as Clifton Creek, Victoria. Architecture firm AOA Christopher Peck recently delivered a message of hope to the people of Clifton Creek with the rebuild of its beloved primary school.

Scott Alterator on designing learning environments

Scott Alterator on designing learning environments

Architects are re-evaluating how to design learning environments for the future. Melbourne-based education consultant and qualitative researcher Scott Alterator works with design teams to create highly functional education settings through a collaborative consultation process, resulting in student-centric environments that bring the best out of all end users.

Raising the design EQ with Marina Carroll

Raising the design EQ with Marina Carroll

The complexities of modern education projects demand we leave our biases behind and open our ears to those on the edges of the process. We hear from Architectus’ national education sector leader, Marina Carroll.

ThomsonAdsett and Law Architects’ biophilic design delivers the calm in Melbourne’s Wollert Primary School

ThomsonAdsett and Law Architects’ biophilic design delivers the calm in Melbourne’s Wollert Primary School

Former principal at ThomsonAdsett, Sally Brincat, sits down with Leanne Amodeo to discuss the importance of biophilic design in shaping Wollert Primary School, one of the projects featured in Indesign 88: The Education Outlook Issue.

Monica Edwards comment: Seizing the aha! moment

Monica Edwards comment: Seizing the aha! moment

In this article, SJB’s Monica Edwards writes on how straddling the role of educator and designer can help us pose the questions that really matter in learning environments, and in life.

27 educators, tech trailblazers and innovators honoured

27 educators, tech trailblazers and innovators honoured

A science educator, a parliamentary science champion, an international force for tackling climate change, solar panel innovators and computer science advocates are among the game-changing group of Fellows elected this year to the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).

Embedded in the bushland: Elkhorn Building by m3architecture

Embedded in the bushland: Elkhorn Building by m3architecture

Purposefully engaged with its surrounding landscape, this University of Queensland precinct by m3architecture ensures plants are always the focus.

Four schools in one: Gray Puksand’s masterful plan for Greater Shepparton Secondary College

Four schools in one: Gray Puksand’s masterful plan for Greater Shepparton Secondary College

Bringing four schools into one, Greater Shepparton Secondary College has seen Gray Puksand masterplan an entire campus and modelled a benchmark for future multi-school amalgamations.

m3architecture’s masterful restoration of the Treacy Precinct

m3architecture’s masterful restoration of the Treacy Precinct

Ten years in the making, the restoration of the Treacy Precinct in Boondall, Queensland by m3architecture is well worth the wait.

Lighting design that helps humanise the office

Lighting design that helps humanise the office

How can lighting design help us create human workspaces and harmonise spatial functionality? Willow Aliento reports.

Mixed-use design enhances learning at The Hedberg

Mixed-use design enhances learning at The Hedberg

Designed by LIMINAL Architecture with WOHA, The Hedberg in Tasmania sets the scene for a new way to educate. Welcome to the winner of The Learning Space, INDE.Awards 2022.

Redesigning education: At home with Ngutu College

Redesigning education: At home with Ngutu College

As a place of learning and a breakdown of barriers, Ngutu College, designed by Matthews Architects, is a place that gives back to the Indigenous Community on Kaurna Country.