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Inspiring young regional designers, Lisa Horton

09 November 2017

Authored by Hayball

Do you remember the space you sat in while reciting the times tables? Was it an old timber schoolhouse, a bland brick box or a demountable building with a non-functioning heater?

Associate Lisa Horton is an interior designer specialising in education and learning settings. She spent some time recently with Gippslandia, a magazine for and about the La Trobe Valley and Gippsland. Reminiscing on her own Morwell Park Primary days in Gippsland, to working on internationally renowned, progressive education projects like the South Melbourne Primary School, Lisa talked about the benefits of good design, with people at the centre of the process, and her vision for more community-focused architecture in the future.

“The real magic happens when you combine great people and practice with diverse and purposeful learning spaces, ” said Lisa, whose story is an inspiring one for all young regional designers.

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