Modern learning city landscapes

Designed by Nord Architects and Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects, the European School Copenhagen (Denmark) is a new international school that promotes modern learning landscapes whilst merging education and city together through open public spaces. The industrial brewery site is an attractive neighbourhood with outstanding and storytelling architecture founded in specific functions and reflecting a fascination with […] Read more

And the mismatch continues

In February 2018, we wrote about the mismatch between education and working. A research by the Dutch retail industry concluded a mismatch between what educators offer and what the retail market demands. According to this research, institutional educators focused on the profile choice and execution of the training plan. Retail organisations, however, focused on the […] Read more

Compliance training: system satisfaction or behavioural impact?

We are happy to report a shift in corporate compliance thinking. Corporate compliance used to be about “checking the correct box(es)”, i.e. system satisfaction or legal satisfaction. We are experiencing a growing interest in the actual impact of corporate compliance on the behaviour of co-workers and as a result, on corporate culture. Corporate compliance training […] Read more

The best schools and educational buildings of 2018

The environment in which you study directly influences how you absorb knowledge. Educational architecture is a powerful tool for stimulating creativity, enhancing concentration, motivation, and understanding. Kindergartens, high schools, or universities: 2018 saw a wide range of educational facilities and school buildings promoting sensitivity towards landscape, flexibility, and the future. Children village on the edge […] Read more

Bold graphic lines define HU University in Utrecht, The Netherlands

The newest education facility for HU University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht, The Netherlands has been designed by Danish architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen/. The eight-floor compact building is defined by bold, graphic lines. Home to eight educational institutes, the 22,310 sqm structure’s different spaces are connected with a web of stairways, escalators, and indoor bridges crisscrossing over its […] Read more

The digital transformation of your L&D in 2019

Digital transformation is characterised by the use of technology to replace traditional workflows. For many organisations, this switch towards digital workflows will result in new value propositions and new ways to organise work. Digital transformation has the opportunity to make businesses more flexible and competitive. But it has its challenges. Digital transformation of Learning & […] Read more

Steven Holl Architects’ NYU Department of Philosophy

Steven Holl’s design for the Department of Philosophy in the Arts & Sciences faculty at New York University organises the spaces around light and phenomenal properties of materials. The facility includes faculty and graduate student offices, seminar rooms, a periodicals library & lounge and a ground floor 120-seat cork auditorium. All photos are copyright Andy […] Read more

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