What did you learn at school today? ‘England’s Schools 1962 – 88: A Thematic Study’

School buildings can make amazing learning tools. Colour schemes, bespoke fittings, displays of work, and child-sized furniture make for stimulating and characterful learning environments. In the post-war era, school designers explored all these things, as well as new forms of prefabricated construction, natural lighting and ventilation, the landscaping of school grounds, and distinctive materials or architectural styles. School buildings are one of those topics which are seldom out of the spotlight. The continuing debate on investment across the school estateRead more