Storage and preparation

As a first principle, learning spaces need to be designed with the specific functions of the area in mind, and nowhere is this more important than in secondary science education.

From the handling and storage of materials to the delivery of utilities and the requirements of health and safety, there is a unique set of demands on the architect and designer. Functionality and form need to work together so that the teaching and learning of science offer the prize of discovery with the means of getting there.

Flexibility of layout and mobility of equipment and materials are major considerations.