Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Beware of the Word ‘Flexible’

Thompson, Ayana


Madda, M.J. (Apr 11, 2017). Beware of the Word ‘Flexible’: Architect Danish Kurani on Designing 21st Century Schools. Retrieved from

Summary: Architect shows how educational theory and practice are not the only things that are outdated, but also the structures in which we house our students.  He argues architecture needs to adapt to trends in education as well. He warns against using the word FLEXIBLE as it too loosely defines as any design aspect, and supporting student learning outcomes should define the design of a space.

Rating: This was an informative article about how the worlds of design and education intersect.    

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