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McBride Charles Ryan: Engaging students, embracing growth

McBride Charles Ryan: Engaging students, embracing growth

McBride Charles Ryan looks ‘outside the box’ with its designs. Colourful and engaging, many of the practice’s award-winning designs can be found at Penleigh & Essendon Grammar School’s campuses.

Siren Design finds its “perfect match” in IDP Education

Siren Design finds its “perfect match” in IDP Education

When IDP Education brought Siren on board to design their new corporate office in Melbourne, they knew it would be a good match. The significant accolade they’ve already received shows they made the right choice.

Geelong College Junior School designed as a miniature town

Geelong College Junior School designed as a miniature town

John Wardle Architects creates a constructive learning environment to cater for pedagogical advancements at Geelong College Junior School.

Queensland’s outback architecture calls for a roadtrip

Queensland’s outback architecture calls for a roadtrip

A series of tourist attractions in outback Queensland has become an unlikely architectural trail that’s seen 3 remote towns become hot design destinations.

Indesign luminaries: looking back at the Lyon legacy

Indesign luminaries: looking back at the Lyon legacy

Architecture is more than just a practise, it’s a vocation, for brothers and business partners, Corbett and Carey Lyon.

Unveiling USYD’s new state-of-the-art health facility

Unveiling USYD’s new state-of-the-art health facility

Billard Leece Partnership and Diller Scofidio + Renfro have unveiled the fruits of their international design collaboration — the Susan Wakil Health Building at University of Sydney.

Cultivating curiosity through clever design

Cultivating curiosity through clever design

In Fujian, China, POAN Educational Institute belies its own humdrum name and cultivates active early learning, thanks to a clever design by CUN PANDA.

Out with the Old School, in with the Play School

Out with the Old School, in with the Play School

Education as we know it is on the brink of revolution, and playtime will prevail. SolBe Learning Centre in Boston, Massachusetts, designed by Supernormal, presents a blueprint for design in the New School Order.

The Nest: lifelong learning starts here

The Nest: lifelong learning starts here

Purposefully fluid to provide for different learning environments, Davenport Campbell’s early learning centre is conceptually focused on nurturing a holistic family experience.

Make way for the alphas: Early learning spaces for digital natives

Make way for the alphas: Early learning spaces for digital natives

The ‘alpha generation’ has never known a world without smartphones. How do we design early learning environments to nurture these digital natives on their own, new-age terms?

Dramatic Statement: John Wardle Architects’ Caulfield Library, Monash university

Dramatic Statement: John Wardle Architects’ Caulfield Library, Monash university

A Brutalist 1970s library building provides the bones for a Renaissance-like redevelopment at Monash University’s Caulfield campus. The outcome is a dynamic hub that serves a complexity of 21st-century needs. “It was about opening the library up to the central village green of the campus and bringing light into the building,” says John Wardle Architects’ Jasmin Williamson.

Community and a sense of belonging at William Ruthven Secondary School

Community and a sense of belonging at William Ruthven Secondary School

Gone are the days of hierarchical boundaries in the learning space. Kneeler Design Architects has prepared students for success with a collaborative, inspiring and engaging environment.