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.

February 16, 2022

Striving for a Positive Learning Environment

The new, wooden-structured, integrated Vehmaa School was completed at the beginning of the autumn semester of 2019. About 200 students from grades 1 to 9 have been able to begin their studies at the school’s new premises. The facilities are designed to accommodate a total of 250 pupils. Here, modern learning and working environments have been created, which is reflected in the facilities equipment and teaching methods.

May 14, 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?