INTERNATIONAL school design expert Prakash Nair met with students, staff and key community representatives in Kingston this month to discuss its $30 million new high school. Read more here: New ideas for old-school school
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A discussion of knee-jerk and constructive responses to anti-social student behaviour, by Jeff Lackney and Christian Long. Read more here: designing healthy schools our children deserve
Jeff Lackney, Prakash Nair and Randy Fielding all mentioned in article on recently-developed and in-planning respectful spaces in Victorian high schools. Read about it here: Building Boon (The Age)
A discussion of two community-centric approaches to school design: the ‘Community Learning Center’ and ‘Community as School’ models. Read more here: _Pages from FNI Articles_wcover
The Hobart Mercury, Australia, 21 July 2006 On Reece High School, the design of which won Prakash Nair the McConnell Award for school planning: ‘The school is now protected by something proving far stronger than razor wire: pride. Since the opening of the rebuilt $10 million school in 2003, there has been very little vandalism.’… Read more »
Randy Fielding debunks some of the myths associated with use of lighting and colour in schools Read more here: https://www.edutopia.org/what-they-see-what-we-get
Prakash Nair’s work referenced in discussion of larger, non-traditional settings in Victorian schools. Read more here: Learning to the Max (The Age)
Randall Fielding and Prakash Nair introduce the concept of the Small Learning Community. Read more here.
Prakash Nair applauds Thiruvananthapuram (India) school. Read more here.
On Randy Fielding’s design: “In the play area below, little boys in yarmulkes tumble down a curvy, bright blue slide, shrieking with delight… A lot of architects would kill for raves like that.”