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Furniture Is a Critical Learning Resource, Here’s How School Leaders Can Nail Its Selection

14 April 2022

Authored by Hayball

In school design, although building professionals and their clients pay a lot of attention to the functional and spatial design of schools, furniture can often be overlooked – yet furniture is an integral part of the usability of learning environments.

The right types of furniture can support spatial flexibility and adaptability, and enhance student agency, objectives which most schools aspire to.

However, issues such as lack of understanding of the importance of furniture as a learning resource in tandem with a focus on immediate costs rather than long-term benefits can lead to reduced functionality of learning spaces.

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