Inclusive Interiors

Time: 11:45 - 12:45

Date: Day 2

Synopsis

Reinventing the Classroom

Speakers:

Lesley McMillan, Chair, Society of British & International Design – SBID Education council Interior designer, The City of Edinburgh Council and

Jim Taylour Panel Expert, Society of British & International Design – SBID Education council Head of Design and Wellbeing, Orangebox

With education and our workplaces, now creating and developing agile environments “What does inclusiveness look like in an agile learning environment?” Exploring the role of interior designers in the creation of inclusive environments, they will discuss factors such as agile space, accessibility, environment, safety, digital considerations and nature all impact learning, inclusivity and wellbeing. On a journey of creating holistic learning spaces Lesley will share how some of these considerations are demonstrated in a new ASN School St Crispin’s due for completion 2021 and a body of research she is working on with The University of Edinburgh.

Learning Points:

  1. Interior Design considerations in the creation of inclusive environments
  2. Furniture solutions for inclusiveness and wellbeing
  3. Sharing of recent practice in creation of a new ASN School

Experience Design for an Inclusive Schools

Speaker: David Judge, Executive Creative Director, Space Zero

In this talk, David will explain the design discipline of “Experience design” and the difference it can bring to inclusive schools.

Space Zero have been adapting the strategies of the retail and leisure industries into educational environments for several years. In this talk, they share how this unique approach has been adapted for an inclusive school to make it unique and differentiated through the use of values within the design of the spaces.

 

Speakers

  • Jim Taylour Panel Expert, Society of British & International Design – SBID Education council Head of Design and Wellbeing - Orangebox
  • Lesley McMillan Chair of the Education Design Council - The Society of British & International Design
  • David Judge Executive Creative Director - Space Zero

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