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Learning Spaces 3.1 Cover.

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LS 3.1 Editorial

All too often, it feels as if the photographs and case studies of learning spaces that are published in magazines and on websites only come from architects and builders of big glossy projects: projects that were completed over a number of years and at a cost of millions.

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LS 3.1 Contents

What's inside this issue?

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LS 3.1 Shipping forecast

What has Holland’s Barneveld Noord Railway Station and a Mumbai skyscraper designed by CRG architecture got in common with Dunraven School in Streatham? The answer is that they’ve all relied on the common shipping container as their primary building block: the raw material required for Max McMurdo’s latest venture.

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14/03/2017
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LS 3.1 Hey big spender

Award-winning teacher, Greg Miyanaga, tells us how he transformed his learning space (and has since helped others near his school in the Canadian province of British Columbia to do the same) using lots of imagination but very little cash.

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14/03/2017
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LS 3.1 A splash of colour

Paint gives us the opportunity for a really big impact on a relatively low budget, especially if it’s applied by in-house staff. So how are paint manufacturers helping those who work in education make informed choices about what finishes and colours to select, and where?

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LS 3.1 The art of tidy

With decluttering becoming the new yoga and Marie Kondo’s book “The life changing magic of tidying up” an international bestseller, there may be a way to improve learning spaces so simple it’s staring you in the face.

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LS 3.1 Mashed up learning for knowmads

When three schools in Spain took a critical look at their learning spaces, they did so firstly by passing the task onto their students and secondly by giving them a very tight budget to work with. And the results, according to Professor Stephen Heppell who oversaw the project, were all the better for it.

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LS 3.1 Learning Spaces Swedish style

An Oxfordshire school found a trip to IKEA gave them everything they needed to transform their learning spaces, seeing that as an intrinsic part of the jigsaw puzzle involved with improving students’ learning experiences.

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14/03/2017
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LS 3.1 The secret of the shed

It may be on a Slough industrial estate but that’s where similarities with Ricky Gervais’ “The Office” end: Manalo & White prove you can still create fantastic learning spaces in a crinkly-tin shed that was previously used to manufacture aircraft parts.

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