Innovation in education architecture | Craig Tonkin • Associate, Adelaide
One of our most unique attributes is listening to the client. An exciting innovation for the new Adelaide Botanic High School is the design of spaces that facilitate enquiry-based learning. Spaces that feel like extensions of home, and facilitate a range of learning modes. We’re finding the most productive spaces are the ones designed flexibly enough to cater for the future needs of education, without knowing what that future looks like.
A multidisciplinary approach to transport + infrastructure design | Anthony Quan • Director, Sydney
Infrastructure and public spaces, and the association between the two, is growing in the right direction. A lot of our projects are addressing not just the big urban issues of transport and placemaking, but environmental issues and community consultation as well.
The complexity of defence architecture | Ben Zoontjens • Associate Director, Adelaide
Defence covers all typologies found in the commercial world – from industrial warehousing and specialised, high-tech training facilities, to hospitality, live-in accommodation and general learning environments. Many disciplines are involved in understanding and resolving critical issues around security, transparency and dangerous goods.
Education: lessons learnt | Sandeep Amin • Director and Jacqueline Urford • Associate, Sydney
Director Sandeep Amin and associate Jacqueline Urford from DesignInc Sydney talk about knowledge they've gained working on two recent education projects, Ultimo-Pyrmont Public School and Lindfield Learning Village.