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Client Design - Advisors for schools

Improving the design of learning environments can have a big impact on the behaviour and attainment of the pupils attending a school.

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23/08/2009
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Schools within a school

The striking design for Bishops Park College led local residents to think it was a new terminal building for Jaywick Aerodrome.

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23/08/2009
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Why Facilities Management Matters

Surely Transformation is about educational attainment, raised expectations and aspirations, meeting the 14 to 19 agenda or achieving sustainable Life Long Learning.

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23/08/2009
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Who really understands Sustainability?

Cath Basilio, Senior Architect with Sheffeld City Council unpicks the trendy and superfcial concepts of sustainability to discover its radical promise for schools.

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23/08/2009
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Transformation without demolition

The Government is spending £70 billion on schools over the next decade, and most of it is going on Knock It Down.

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25/08/2009
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Technical Transformation

Profound changes have taken place in schools and communities in South Yorkshire thanks to an EU funded project that is breathtaking in scale. Barry Philips reports on the lessons learned.

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25/08/2009
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Turning a vision into reality

In June 2004 the DfES published Schools for the Future: Exemplar Designs, Concepts and Ideas. The publication is meant as a guide for local authorities, a starting point to get Councils and school staff thinking about their requirements and to help them explain their thoughts and ambitions to architects.

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25/08/2009
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Designing School to Deliver Extended Services

Sharon Wright, Co-Editor of Century 21 Schools and author of a new DfES publication, looks at some of the key design issues and one example of an innovative new community school.

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25/08/2009
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The Contractors View - Balfour Beatty

With pathfnder and wave one Authorities well on their way, the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme is set to be the main mechanism for estate renewal for the Maintained Sector for the next ffteen years.

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25/08/2009
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How to read architects drawings

This is the second of five articles in ‘21C Schools’ for anyone thinking of building at their school, which will take clients through all the drawings sent by the architect and his team and explain their relevance. This issue will deal with foor plans, followed by sections and elevations, service drawings and fnally models, computer generated images and artists’ impressions in later issues.

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25/08/2009
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What not to build

Mairi Johnson explains how to apply the techniques of fashion gurus Trinny and Susannah to school design.

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25/08/2009
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What is good design?

A new building is a fantastic opportunity for any school, but how can you make sure that you get what you need?

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25/08/2009
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Reflections of a Headteacher

Coping with educational transformation in a heritage school.

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25/08/2009
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Bog Standards

Dorothy Stringer School has cracked the gritty school toilets issue.

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25/08/2009
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Needs led Design

MPB education is an education-led integrator, which recognises that schools are much more than buildings. We are determined to work in close, long-term partnerships, in order to stretch the existing boundaries and bring about innovation in ICT, design and curriculum integration to the Building Schools for the Future programme.

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25/08/2009
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