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Facilities & buildings

Interim solutions

Robert Snook looks at how modular buildings can help schools address the shortage of school pl...

Fit for the future

Stephen Beechey looks at the issues which are likely to shape the way schools are designed ove...

'Switch to save' claims study

Education providers are amongst those missing out on the potential benefits of switching energ...

Northants school takes shape

A tree-planting ceremony has marked the start of the external landscaping work for the new £6 ...

Keeping asbestos under control

Detecting the presence of asbestos in school buildings needn't be a cause for alarm, says Mich...

Association responds to asbestos case

The problem of asbestos in schools is worse than was previously thought, says the UK Asbestos ...

New Schoolhaus projects completed

Eco-friendly modular buildings offer an alternative for schools seeking to expand without incr...

Light leasing scheme launched

Academies are being encouraged to investigate alternative ways of funding energy-efficiency up...

On-site scheme for future pros

Warrington Collegiate construction students are getting hands-on experience on the site of a n...

The great outdoors

Using outdoor spaces in innovative ways can help schools in need of extending their facilities...

Turning up the heat

Andrew Harrop on how new approaches to the design of heating systems are making it easier for ...

Call to raise boiler maintenance standards

Poor boiler maintenance can lead to expensive and disruptive breakdowns and repairs, claim Sen...

Stride Treglown designed UTC shortlisted for top award

UTC Plymouth is celebrating after being named as one of 15 schools shortlisted for the Young E...

South Lanarkshire opts for LED

A primary school replenishment programme in South Lanarkshire, including LED installation, is ...

Bridging the gap

Interior design has helped to bring the workplace into the classroom at a Nottinghamshire FE c...

Promote Pupil Engagement with Intelligent Library Design

Creating an environment which promotes pupil engagement can significantly improve their litera...

Keeping your options open

The importance of flexible space in future education facilities and the latest innovations in ...

Keeping up appearances

When it comes to attracting new students, schools and unis don't get a second chance to make a...

Sound advice

Nicholas Jones looks at the acoustic implications of the newly updated standards for the desig...

Attracting high-flyers

A school's buildings play an important role in defining its brand identity, says Martin Hayday...

An education in designing the student experience

Interior design needs to deliver effective learning environments and appeal to the aspirations...

Artwork commissioned for science centre

Abingdon School's new science centre will feature a three-storey sculpture celebrating the thr...

Young artists celebrate creativity

Kensington schoolchildren have helped developers mark the latest milestone in the construction...

Design really does make a difference

Well-designed classrooms can boost learning in primary school pupils by up to 16 percent in a ...

CPMG architects design £6m new school

Nottingham architects CPMG have been selected to design a new state-of-the-art Doncaster secon...

Assa Abloy launches energy-saving access system

New access control technology uses lithium-ion batteries to reduce energy costs for education ...

Safe and sound

Louise Hosking believes that the impact procurement can have on the working environment is sti...

Let there be light

Lighting should be a top priority for schools looking to enhance the learning environment, say...

Are you sitting comfortably?

School furniture needs to be both functional & flexible to meet the demands of a fast-changing...

Equitone clads new Academy

An Equitone architectural fibre cement facade from Marley Eternit has been used to clad a new ...

Langley's top class solution for Academy

Langley Waterproofing Systems delivered a state-of-the-art roofing solution for Cedars Upper S...

Coral stops 94% of dirt & moisture

Forbo'€™s award winning Coral entrance flooring collection now boasts even better performance ...

Gove opens Ipswich Academy

Balfour Beatty has completed a £14.5 teaching block and sports building at the Ipswich Academy...

Halifax's heart and soul

Ryder Architecture used the natural contours of a potentially awkward site to bring together l...