Expo Main Stage (Free)
The Sustainable Innovative Learning Environment
A pragmatic yet beautiful approach to product & material choices to incorporate within future-focused learning environment design.With over 10 years’ experience designing furniture and fittings for new multi-modal learning environments, Andrew has extensive knowledge on the best materials for use within a future-focused learning environment. He will share this knowledge and how it can be used to further enhance the spatial design and how it can be adapted to suit different users at different times for different activities.This environment must be robust, healthy for users and to ensure it is sustainable; engaging.The talk will consider what multi-modal learning environments might look like, what furniture is best for each space, as well as what to be wary of. The talk will consider design concepts of affordance, constructive constraints, and the signifiers that can improve user engagement. He will also share his research on material choices. Finally, Andrew will share his latest work on using the constructed design to trigger augmented reality.