Movement through a school is important to consider, but too often corridors and stairs are seen as single-purpose entities – a way to get from here to there. What if they could be designed to accommodate movement and have a myriad of learning benefits?
Learning Stairs are often placed at the heart of a school to create a functional movement artery and a place of diverse learning. Schools can hold performances and host public exhibitions around Learning Stairs, and classes use the stairs for small group and independent breakouts. Subtle details like having dispersed outlets and a primary walking pathway bring this is another level.
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- Learning Stairs: The New Student-Centered Space
Utilized in today's K-12 environments as the heart of the student-centered space. The versatile nature of the learning stair offers a formal and informal area for gathering.