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Learning Landscapes 2.0: Adaptable educational environments

Crowther, Philip, Osborne, Lindy, & Caldwell, Glenda (2011) Learning Landscapes 2.0: Adaptable educational environments. [Design/Architectural Work]

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      This project has blended two streams of enquiry: temporary and transportable construction technology, and flexible blended-learning environments. It seeks to develop prototypes for a series of environments suited for the activities of learning (future-proofed schools), as practiced in the twenty first century. The research utilises techniques of: historic survey, case study, first-hand observation, and architectural design (as research). The design comprises three major components: The determinate landscape: in-situ concrete ‘plate’ that is permanent. The indeterminate landscape: a kit of pre-fabricated 2-D panels assembled in a unique manner at each site to suit the client and context; manufactured to the principles of design-for-disassembly. The stations: pre-fabricated packages of highly-serviced space connected through the determinate landscape.

      This project was submitted to the ‘Future Proofing Schools’ competition (professional category) in October 2011. The competition was part of a research project supported under the Australian Research Council’s Linkage Grant funding scheme (project LP0991146).

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      ID Code: 49684
      Item Type: Creative Work (Design/Architectural Work)
      Material: Digitally produced architectural design
      Published Source: http://www.msdincubator.com/fps/competition/content/professional-competition-all-entries
      Publisher: University of Melbourne
      Keywords: architecture, design, disassembly, portable, schools, HERN
      Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000)
      Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
      Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
      Copyright Owner: Philip Crowther, Lindy Osborne, Glenda Caldwell.
      Deposited On: 16 Apr 2012 10:07
      Last Modified: 18 Sep 2014 13:20

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