The Architecture of Educational Spaces

& Creative Learning Environments

“Much like a painted masterpiece, Architecture is an art form that has the ability to delight, inspire, and transform.” Steef Green


Schools and environments dedicated to education can involve in building happier, more compassionate and more devoted generations. Moreover, these spaces should also favour more interactive communication between students and educators who ought to act as facilitators and exchange knowledge with learners.


Image 1: Centerview elementary school. U S; Image from

In most cases, schools are places where students spend many hours in a day, it is then important to include diverse activities and create an agreeable and pleasant environment for them. 

The way we shape our space can inspire and transform teaching methods. Above all, space organisation is proved to affect the psychology and the behaviour of the individual and the group. Nowadays, several milieus for formal or non-formal education are designed according to innovative ideas to adapt to the requirements of the present generations. 

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Sarah Ben Salem

Architect, Ph.D condidate in Landscape Architecture and Urbanism

Article Writer & Content Contributor

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