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Educational design

Danielle Brustman, SJB and Supercontext collaborate on Harbour Early Learning

Danielle Brustman, SJB and Supercontext collaborate on Harbour Early Learning

A multi-sensory learning space that amalgamates innovative design with educational philosophy to design a stimulating environment.

Schooled in great architecture: Reddam North Shore

Schooled in great architecture: Reddam North Shore

Imagine going to school in the Harry Seidler designed Simsmetal House in North Sydney. Now imagine the history of that building and the architect’s vision as sympathetically remodelled in line with current pedagogical thinking. That school is the brand new Reddam House North Shore taking admissions for 2025!

Comment: Encouraging children to thrive in sustainable and inclusive outdoor classrooms

Comment: Encouraging children to thrive in sustainable and inclusive outdoor classrooms

Hamish Dounan, Director of Sydney-based landscape architecture studio, CONTEXT, shares his insights on the possibilities of outdoor learning in education design.

Community, adaptability and a proud heritage at Hayball’s Scientia Terrace

Community, adaptability and a proud heritage at Hayball’s Scientia Terrace

With emphases on context, place, STEM and social value, Hayball has created a thriving educational environment in North Sydney.

Light, nature and connection – an aesthetic for physics at ANU

Light, nature and connection – an aesthetic for physics at ANU

With its stunning outlooks over Lake Burley Griffin, the new ANU Research School of Physics building, designed by Hassell, was an opportunity to embed wellbeing features as a primary element of the aesthetic. There is a clear alignment between the building blocks of the discipline – light, energy, matter and the interconnections between objects and […]

Hayball comment: The importance of understanding space in enabling innovative learning experiences

Hayball comment: The importance of understanding space in enabling innovative learning experiences

In this comment piece, Hayball Principal, Dr Fiona Young, considers what it means to really understand education spaces and design for deep learning.

Adaptive reuse wins the day at BVN’s UQ Brisbane City

Adaptive reuse wins the day at BVN’s UQ Brisbane City

BVN’s redesign of this heritage site has created a new city campus in Brisbane featuring a varied range of functional spaces and long-term flexibility.

Stylecraft’s education edit: 10 cutting-edge designs for modern learning spaces

Stylecraft’s education edit: 10 cutting-edge designs for modern learning spaces

Drawing on a remarkable 70-year legacy, Stylecraft’s passion for supporting Australian design sees it bring locally-designed solutions into today’s modern learning environments. Here’s a comprehensive break-down of furniture solutions that support new and evolving education environments.

Enhancing heritage: PTID’s revival of the arts

Enhancing heritage: PTID’s revival of the arts

Retaining the best of the old and adding the style and facility of the new, PTID has designed the new Firbank Arts precinct for a school with a proud heritage of its own.

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.