Talking Spaces 3: Future Proofing Schools

Wooranna Park Primary School, Mary Featherston. Photo by Dianna Snape

Woodward Conference Centre 10th floor, Melbourne Law (Building 106), 185 Pelham St, Carlton


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Learning Environments Applied Research Network (LEaRN)


This symposium presents an opportunity for educators, building designers, facilities managers and manufacturers to hear a range of experts discuss relocatable classroom environments today, and explore future opportunities. The programme has been designed to encourage interdisciplinary conversations and explore future provision of relocatable classroom infrastructure.


This symposium is timed to correspond with the International Design Ideas Competition Future Proofing Schools. This research project embraces sustainable school design, 21st century pedagogies and emerget innovation in manufacturing technologies which are all in exciting 'tipping points' for the design and construction of future learning spaces. The multidisciplinary team includes architects, educators, landscape architects, and sustainability specialists.

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Banner: Wooranna Park Primary School, Mary Featherston Design. Photo by Dianna Snape.