Design & Management of Learning Environments 2018

Design & Management of Learning Environments 2018

Our 2018 event examined how a modern and diverse learning environment can attract, engage and retain its students and staff.

Sessions included:

Jellybean Learning: The Future of the University Campus
- Sue Holmes, AUDE & Oxford Brookes University

From Concept to Post-Occupancy Evaluation: The Bush House Story
- Niamh Godley & Holly Sorce, King’s College London

Engage: A Toolkit Approach to Inclusive Place (not Space) Design
- Sinead O'Toole, Sheffield Hallam University and Ian Ellison, 3edges

Challenges for Universities: Opportunities for forming a brand
- Christine Kohlert, RBSGROUP EU

Afternoon Chair’s Welcome Back
- Holly Sorce, King’s College London

Biophilic Design: Improving the human connection with nature in HE estates
- Oliver Heath, Oliver Heath Design

The Role of Psychoacoustics in Designing Learning Environments
- Colin Campbell, Ecophon Group & Nigel Oseland, Workplace Unlimited

Informal Student Environments: Learning from POEs of the LSE’s Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and LSE LIFE
- Ziona Strelitz, ZZA Responsive User Environments

Libraries at the heart of the student experience
- Andrew Harrison, Spaces That Work

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Design & Management of Learning Environments 2018
  • 6.3 Engage! a toolkit approach to inclusive place design

    With Sinead O'Toole,  Sheffield Hallam University and Ian Ellison, 3edges

    Sheffield Hallam University needed to develop an approach to help engage and consult with stakeholders when creating new learning and workplaces. A common challenge is how to ensure that staff are consulted in a meaningful...

  • 6.4 Challenges for Universities- Opportunities for forming a brand

    With Christine Kohlert, RBSGROUP EU

    Learning Establishments today are looking for ways to spur the kind of creative thinking that leads staff and students to generate innovative ideas. Many are finding that the physical spaces in which people work and learn can provide a strong impetus to follow...

  • 6.6 The Role of Psychoacoustics in Designing Learning Environments

    With Colin Campbell, Ecophon Group & Nigel Oseland, Workplace Unlimited

    Despite resistance to open plan classrooms in the UK, the movement towards innovative learning environments continues in parts of Europe, especially Scandinavia, Australia and New Zealand. Their definition (ILEs) is an ongoi...

  • 6.1 Jellybean Learning The Future of the University Campus

    With Sue Holmes, AUDE & Oxford Brookes University

    The world is undergoing huge changes in the way we work, communicate, live and learn.

    The education sector, not immune to these changes, has to adapt to the latest technological developments, respond to cuts in funding, and meet evolving student...

  • 6.8 Libraries at the heart of the student experience

    With Andrew Harrison, Spaces That Work

    Libraries are seeking to shift from their traditional role as repositories of information and other resources for individual, passive learning to being places where learners meet, collaborate, and interact in learning processes that are much more dynamic. T...

  • 6.2 From Concept to Post-Occupancy Evaluation- The Bush House Story

    With Niamh Godley & Holly Sorce, King’s College London

    The iconic Bush House buildings (previously the BBC World Service) has expanded the King’s College London Strand Campus and gives the College space to grow and provide students access to a modern and purpose-designed environment specific to ...

  • 6.7 Informal Student Environments

    With Ziona Strelitz, ZZA Responsive User Environments

    It’s not just informal versus formal! Ziona will draw on ZZA’s POEs of the LSE’s architecturally distinctive student centre, and the School’s new curated learning hub, evidencing the respective roles of design, management and academic support...

  • 6.5 Biophilic Design- Improving the human connection with nature in HE estates

    With Oliver Heath, Oliver Heath Design

    Oliver Heath explores the emerging science and style of Biophilic design; presenting new research that demonstrates how strengthening the human connection with nature we can improve the many spaces we live and work in. These improvements can improve mental ...

  • 6.9 Afternoon Chair's Close

    With Holly Sorce, King's College London

  • 6.0 Morning Chair's Opening Remarks

    With Paul Wheeler, King's College London