Our latest issue looks beyond the classroom as simply an environment for teacher and student, to consider the relationship between education and urbanism.
The latest issue of Indesign magazine is hitting the streets, and as our education special, #77 will look into the ‘knowledge economy’ and how today’s student-centred learning models have cannoned us into an era of non-traditional learning environments.
How do our universities cater to education’s ‘new consumers’? That is 21st century students – new age info-natives who study, socialise and ‘hang’ in the spaces in-between home and the lecture theatre. RMIT’s New Academic Street is a radical re-make of a rapidly ageing campus, addressing changing student needs with a complex design scheme that puts the emphasis on technology and study.
It’s not often that we cover international projects on Indesign. This brand new high school in South Central Los Angeles, designed by Brooks + Scarpa, presents a colourful statement worth looking at.
Driving The University of Tasmania’s sustainable philosophy, Six Degrees has designed the first purpose-built facility for its School of Fine Furniture.