We found an interesting article while looking for inspiration on Pinterest about designing learning spaces more like playgrounds. We love this idea for breakaway spaces to engage creativity and expression, plus getting out some energy never hurt! Take a peek at some other playscpes on ArchDaily’s website.
|It’s amazing how a pop of color can make a prefab kindergarten building come to life. Not only does this wooden facade add some color to a drab building, it also provides shade for the classrooms and a play element along three exterior walls. Click here to learn more about this neat school in Ljubljana, Slovenia.|
Our colleague Frank H. Mahnke wrote an engaging article describing how “color is an integral element of our world.”
The International Association of Color Consultants/Designers of North America has an interesting article on the impact of color in the environment around us.
Check out Sherwin William’s collection ‘Suburban Modern Preservation Palette‘ – Lots of fun 1950’s colors that can be adapted for modern applications.
Understanding urban patterns helped develop the design of a high school north of Seattle – Check out Architectural Record’s case study on Lynnwood High School in Bothell, WA (designed by Bassetti Architects)
American School & University Magazine has a great article about putting learning at the forefront of the entire school campus