Billard Leece Partnership (BLP) has launched ‘7& Up’, a six-year, student-led, adult-supported research program with the Port Melbourne Secondary College Community (PORT) that aims to create a pleasurable and stress-free schooling experience. The project follows the structure of the British documentary Seven Up! (1964) which chronicled the lives of 20 schoolchildren from the age of […]
Located on “perhaps the most constricted site with which any of the design teams have had to deal,” designing the four-storey Prahran high school was not without its challenges. The school, which will house 650 students, is one of a crop of vertical schools in Melbourne and with an extremely limited amount of land, required […]
Western Sydney University has unveiled its $220.5 million flagship campus in the Parramatta CBD, which embraces the ‘flipped classroom’ model of learning, writable walls, computers on wheels, and interactive touch screens.
"The atrium is my favourite part of the design. It really makes you feel like you're in one environment and I think for the students, it will help them feel an ownership of the space." David Tweedie, director at Hayball, discusses the practice's latest vertical school project, which is situated in Melbourne's Richmond.