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Album: Lecture series: Transforming our schools

Track: Prue Chiles: Learning through Architecture - Engagement, design and construction as a learning tool

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Description: Slides and audio from a talk by Prue Chiles, Director of Architecture at the School of Architecture, The University of Sheffield given on 6th May 2009 at the University of Nottingham as part of the Lecture series 'Transforming our schools'. Prue's talk is entitled "Learning through Architecture - Engagement, design and construction as a learning tool. The talk looks at how schools and playgrounds can inspire children and staff about issues of environment, about healthy living, about interactive learning. and about how the process of design and construction is fundamental to creating a good learning environment. This will be illustrated by our own built projects and others we have found inspiring and supported by our research. Prue Chiles is Director of Architecture at the School of Architecture, The University of Sheffield and continues to practice as architect and Director of the Bureau of Design and Research, Sheffield.

Keywords: School design, Green Design, Educational Environments, Learning Spaces, Building Schools for the Future, Sustainable Schools

Author: Various

Category: Teaching & Education

Web page: http://www.sustainability-and-schools.com

Thumbnail: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/media/Education/TransformingOurSchools/images/schools.jpg

Track media file: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/media/Education/TransformingOurSchools/video/chiles.mp4

Duration: 51:37

Size: 63333990

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