Classroom by Zimmerman Architectural Studios – Milwaukee, WI
The Learning Happens Everywhere Classroom imagines space as framework to support a range of learning modes. This design illustrates how, with a set kit of parts, the classroom becomes a nimble tool to develop life-long learners. Flexible components accommodate choices for different postures, layers of privacy and technology.
The layout explores how furnishings can be transformed to allow teacher and students choices for how they interact. This classroom is designed to be convertible; from the traditional to arrangements that enhance active learning. The four quadrants represent four different classroom layouts, illustrating the range of flexibility from group discussion scenarios to intimate reflective spaces using the same components.
Tables and chairs can be rolled around to accommodate postures from sitting to standing. Lounge furniture clustered around a media wall or a terraced banquet provides opportunity for collaboration or individual work, encouraging mobility. Technology in everyone’s hand makes information is accessible 24/7, and the teacher now guides students how to learn.
See the Zimmerman Classroom space in person at the EDspaces: The Future of Educational Facilities, 2019 Conference
October 23-25 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee.
EDspaces is the premier event for the educational facilities marketplace and the gathering place for architects, dealers, Pre–K – 12, colleges, universities, independent manufacturer representatives, exhibitors, and corporations to learn about trends and experience the latest products and services to enhance student learning. Registration is now open.