Designing Schools for the Future
My company does lots of work on school design and building schools for
the future. As part of my job I go into a lot of existing schools and
see some great design alongside terrible design mistakes and
interesting head scratching stuff.
Imagine being one of two learners sharing the desk in the photo.
Neither learner is able to sit comfortable as the seats don't fit
under the desk. The whole classroom has this issue with whoever
placed the order not taking into account the actual space needed for
learners to work in comfort.
Apparently these desks and chairs have been in use for five years and
one learner commented that his back hurts when using this classroom as
he is tall and has to bend to use the table when sitting next to