Learning from education

Across Australia school building is on the rise, offering great rewards for practices that get involved. Despite previously specialising in the residential typology, EHDO architecture’s biggest – and longest – project to date is the beehive Montessori school, which took shape over nine years. Today, the Fremantle-based architecture practice EHDO is working on the first […]

SITE Architecture Studio’s design for school ‘supports multiple modes of learning’

SITE Architecture Studio’s design for the redevelopment of Hale Junior School in Perth aims to realise its vision of ‘Prepare, Teach and Connect’. Following an extensive master planning process, it was clear the original 1960’s school buildings needed to be rebuilt to meet the vision and future needs of the school. A new pre-primary facility […]

Higher education: designing place not just space

Over the last few decades, the education sector has undergone radical change, with universities in particular under pressure operationally and in terms of planning and design development. he rise of online educational tools means now, more than ever, students are able to access educational resources remotely; meaning the challenge for universities is to attract students […]

MITS: transforming the education gap for Indigenous students

The Melbourne Indigenous Transition School (MITS) is a residential school, designed by McIldowie Partners as a home away from home within an ageing manor.

Neue school: how design education is changing

Internationally, design education is evolving to grow a new generation of creative thinkers. How to teach design in the post-industrial era? The question had been on Lidewij Edelkoort’s mind long before she took up the chairmanship of the Design Academy Eindhoven in 1999. As the world’s most acclaimed trend predictor, Edelkoort’s instincts told her that […]

QUT to receive new education precinct

In an exciting collaboration, Wilson Architects and Henning Larsen Architects have won a tender to design a 75 million dollar education precinct for Queensland University of Technology (QUT).

AIA opposes education expense reforms

The Australian Institute of Architects has announced that it opposes the federal government's proposed reforms to self-education expense deductions.

A decade of design: Education

Professor Tony Fry discusses the impact of sustainability-based design thinking and practice on the progress of design education in Australia.