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Facilities & buildings

Swindon caught on camera

Prospective students can check out the facilities at the £10 million UTC Swindon site with the...

Play investment benefits analysed

Investment in school playgrounds increases children's physical activity and improves behaviour...

April edition of B4E is out now!

The April issue of Building 4 Education magazine is out now - and it's the last ever

If the CAP fits ...

Ian Jackson explains what it takes for the quality of a school's facilities to win recognition...

New hand-drying technology arrives in UK

American Dryer (UK) claim that their new cold plasma hand-drying system will help schools erad...

Designing for science

Dulwich Prep London's new science and technology facilities have been designed using a 'two-in...

Tuning in to FM

The role of the school facilities manager is the focus of a free event taking place at ACS Int...

European backing for seven new schools in the Home Counties

The European Investment Bank will support construction of seven new secondary schools in Hertf...

Integration, integration, integration

Integration is the secret of success when it comes to installing renewable heating and hot wat...

Breathing more easily

It's vital that schools and universities take positive steps to provide students with clean, f...

Get it covered!

Michala Ford from Safety Technology International explains a simple way of reducing the number...

Furnished with care

From ergonomic chairs to heavy-duty kitchens and sustainable lighting, Simon Fry rounds up the...

Vinyl solution

A college in Bracknell has turned a functional space into an inspirational environment with th...

Fit for the future

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

Interim solutions

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

'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 ...

On-site scheme for future pros

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

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...

The great outdoors

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

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...

Turning up the heat

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

South Lanarkshire opts for LED

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

Call to raise boiler maintenance standards

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

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...

Young artists celebrate creativity

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

Artwork commissioned for science centre

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

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...