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Image Source There has been some debate surrounding the impact architecture has on learning. Studies have found that students perform better in math, reading and standardized tests in certain environments - particularly in learning spaces that feature outdoor views, an abundance of natural light, and greater mobility and movement.
Northland: first and last part of our land, where Maori first came ashore, where spirits and 747s depart. The Bay of Islands was the location of some of the first European settlements and, of course, site of our first official attempts at getting down on paper an arrangement between our two main cultures: the Declaration of Independence of the Northern Chiefs and, a few years later, the Treaty of Waitangi.
the simple Rule of Three at Learn3K that helps define third millennium learning spaces includes the suggestion that in many cases three walls are enough in practice this doesn't only apply to commons areas, breakout spaces, places for focus and so on, it has also characterises the many agile little
guzman de yarza blache: elevated sports court in zaragoza image © first image 'elevated sports court at lasalle franciscanas school' by guzman de yarza blache, zaragoza, spain miguel de guzman all images courtesy of miguel de guzman school courtyards are often times used for school-hour recreation space, extra-curricular activities, and gathering spaces where parents leave theirchildren in the morning and pick them up at night.
Designed by SAKO, Kid's Republic is a children's bookstore in Beijing, China. We were simply floored by the explosion of colors and imaginative store set
We feel no sympathy at all for any kid in Berlin who complains about school if their school is Erika-Mann Grundschule II . Not only do the principles of their school seem like they were actually created for children, the school's recently revamped environment is amazing - perhaps not surprisingly as it was designed by the kids themselves with Baupiloten, a group of architecture students.
It doesn't take much imagination to understand that toys and childhood play were the guiding inspirations for the recently completed children's sports and recreation center in Saint-Cloud, a wealthy community located in the metropolitan area of Paris, about six miles from the city center.
There are no alligators outside this cool kindergarten, located in Ramat Gan, near Tel Aviv, Israel. But inside, there definitely are alligators and they are white. White alligators may not be the first things that would come to mind if you were asked to design a kindergarten environment.
Perhaps out of necessity or just for a sad lack of creativity, architects and designers of kids spaces - kindergartens, schools, playgrounds - have been obsessed with durability, cost-savings and maximization of space. For so long, a tiny nod to fun and play has sufficed.
Supermachine Studio i n Bangkok, Thailand, is a group of four multitasking architects that team member Pitupong " Jack" Chaowakul describes as "small office - big projects." "We work like guerrilla designers, everyone does everything, constantly shifting," he told TCH.
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