The Office of the Government Architect and the Council of Educational Facility Planners
International present the first of three Perth Samplings events on the
Design of Educational Environments

 PS13.02 Designing for Learning: how pedagogy shapes our schools

DICK DONALDSON, Director of Donaldson + Warn Architects, is an award winning and well-respected local architect whose work in the education field has been recognised nationally and internationally for its excellence. Dick will discuss the design of Ashdale College, how it has emerged from pedagogical needs and has drawn on his many years of educational design experience.

JEFF PHILLIPS, Learning Environment Specialist, has established a reputation nationally and internationally as an expert in educational facilities planning. Formerly the Principal Consultant for Facilities Research and Development within the Department of Education and Training in Western Australia, Jeff now works privately as a consultant in Australia, Canada, UK, USA, Middle East and Singapore.  He has acquired an extensive knowledge of innovative school design, and several schools he’s been involved with have been recipients of national and international awards.

CAROL STRAUSS, is the foundation Principal of Ashdale College. She has been heavily involved in the design and development of Ashdale College, working closely with the Architects for more than six years and over three stages of works. Her knowledge of learning requirements and their translation into design and operation has been borne out of multiple experiences in major asset developments in Western Australian public schools. Carol will discuss her experiences as a client and end-user of Ashdale College.


 *please note the talk will begin at 6pm sharp*

Tickets available online or at the door.
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Perth Samplings 2013
Office of the Government Architect
ph: (08) 6551 2332
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