Education

April 6, 2022

Creating a Home from Home for Students

As students and staff return to in-person learning, there’s never been a better time for universities to make sure campuses are best supporting those who use them. Having become used to home comforts, students’ expectations of learning spaces have altered. We know they are now looking for warm, welcoming spaces that help to alleviate anxieties and provide comfort, while also sparking creativity and encouraging collaboration.

December 21, 2021

St James Catholic Primary School

Architect/ Designer: Baldasso Cortese Project: St James Catholic Primary School, Brighton, VIC, Australia Segment: Education Products: World Woven: WW860 Charcoal Tweed. World Woven: WW865 in a selection of colours (Fuchsia Warp, Moorland Warp, Highland Warp). LVT Set Collection: Textured Woodgrains in Antique Light Oak Project Size: 235m2   Located in Brighton, Victoria, St James Catholic Primary School has recently…

December 20, 2021

Pembroke Middle School

Architect/ Designer: Grieve Gillett Andersen Project: Pembroke Middle School, Adelaide, SA, Australia Segment: Education Products: Urban Retreat Collection – UR103 Ivy. World Woven Collection – Black Dobby, Heather Weave and Collins Cottage Hound Black. Net Effect Collection – B602 Pacific Project Size: 6,544m2   Situated in Adelaide’s historic suburb of Kensington, Pembroke Middle School is an innovative, multi-storey…

August 3, 2021

Urbanest Student Accommodation

Architect: AJ+C Project: Urbanest Student Accommodation, NSW, Australia Segment: Education  Product: Carpet Tile: Human Nature, Urban Retreat, On Line. LVT: Textured Woodgrains   Sydney is one of the world’s most attractive cities to live in. Welcoming a large number of students to its range of educational institutions that are looking for a home away from home,…

July 21, 2021

Sero Institute, Perth Headquarters

Architect: Built Ink Project: Educational Facility for the Sero Institute Perth Headquarters, Australia Segment: Education Products: Carpet: NY+LON Streets™ LVT: Level Set Collection – Natural Woodgrains Project size: 765 sqm   Designed and constructed by Built Ink, this project required a tightly budgeted refurbishment of a 1970s’ decrepit showroom into a funky and immersive space to…

June 24, 2021

St John Bosco College

Architect: Santelli Architects Project: St John Bosco College, Piara Waters, WA, Australia Segment: Education Products: Human Connections, Near & Far and World Woven Project size: 3,830 sqm   Santelli Architects are a WA-based architectural studio whose work spans more than 40 schools for Catholic Education WA. The brief for St John Bosco College was to…

March 10, 2021

5 Things to Think About When It Comes to School Flooring

Choosing the right school flooring should be an easy choice. And while there’s no one-size-fits-all solution, here are five criteria to help you select flooring that looks good and works hard. 1. Longevity Ideally, whatever flooring you choose for your school facilities will last a long time, and good flooring will be backed up with a…

February 26, 2021

Safe & hygienic flooring options for schools and universities in India

A safe, comfortable, and hygienic learning environment has a unique opportunity to influence not only the students and staff who occupy the classrooms, auditoriums, and administrative areas on a campus, but also the community in which it is located. We can’t deny that flooring is the foundation to foster positive learning in schools, colleges, and…

May 18, 2020

Can Biophilic Design Improve Emotional Wellbeing?

In a post-COVID-19 world, emotional wellbeing will become more important than ever. Regardless of what our built spaces look like in the future, it makes sense that we need to give more thought to how they make us feel. Considering we spend the majority of our lives indoors, can we use biophilic design to support emotional wellbeing?