Learning Spaces

SKUB: Transforming and rebuilding

February 20th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Building Schools, Facilitation & user voice, Learning Spaces, Transformation

SKUB: Transforming and rebuilding

SKUB is a comprehensive school development and expansion programme of the city of Gentofte, Denmark. It ran from 1998 through 2009 and involved visionary restructuring and rebuilding of all 12 schools – as well as the new Hellerup Skole. The project budget was 1.5 billion Danish krones (£170 million) – and also included afternoon clubs, sports halls, community libraries in schools and dental clinics for children.

Innovative Learning Space Design

February 2nd, 2012  |  by  |  published in Learning Spaces

Innovative Learning Space Design

Autens strongly believes in the importance of school and learning space design. Learning Spaces are strong narratives that guide students and teachers in their daily work and help make effective and joyful learning happen. It is a technology for learning and should be treated as such. We develop schools and varied, agile learning spaces that […]

Learning Spaces as Transformational Engine

June 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Learning Spaces, Talks

Keynote at Erhvervsejendoms conference on Building Schools and Knowledge Facilities, October 2009. Have: Old school buildings? Wish: Modern Learning Facilities! Many schools and cities struggle to find money to support upgrading schools to current learning standards. We offer another way. Through redesign of Learning Spaces – based on thorough work on a strong Learning Brief […]

Frederikssund: Learning Space Toolbox – keynote

June 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Learning Spaces, Talks

May 2010: Autens gave a keynote speech at a conference for head teachers in the city of Frederikssund. School is transforming radically these years. Why are our old schools designed the way they are – and where are we taking them? How does future schools and learning spaces look? How can we design to cater […]

Ordrup School: Innovative learning environments with great impact

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Learning Spaces

Ordrup School: Innovative learning environments with great impact

The interior design solutions at Ordrup School is exceptionally interesting. There has been great emphasis on creating educational value in every squaremeter – with a light color scheme that shows that schools can be anything but linoleum and similar tables with steel frames and laminate tabletops.

Skovshoved School: Innovative learning environments in school

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Learning Spaces

Skovshoved School: Innovative learning environments in school

My role: – Project manager for interior design project in relation to school reconstruction. – Develop interior design projects in collaboration with teachers: the home areas of intermediate, in primary (school care facility), creative workshops, student cafe, competence center and PUC. As some English visitors commented: The décor is so adapted to the different locations […]

Munkegårds School: Innovative Learning Environments

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Learning Spaces

Munkegårds School: Innovative Learning Environments

My role: – Project manager for interior design project in relation to school reconstruction. – Set the framework and collaborate with Susanne Hansen, who has developed great solutions to school PUC and new parterre area as a creative, quality minded architect. It is an absolutely special school – with an interior that creates inspiring environment […]

Bakkegaards School: Design of new home areas

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Learning Spaces

Bakkegaards School: Design of new home areas

My role: – Project manager for interior design project in relation to school reconstruction. – Development of device for home areas in primary school (integrated with youth clubs); project room, primary schools workshops, music, art, needlework and woodwork.

EU Expert Workshop: Future education programmes

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Learning Spaces, Talks, Transformation

EU Expert Workshop: Future education programmes

November 2009 After at talk given by Lene Jensby Lange at the European Conference on Creativity, Innovation and People in July, she was invited by CEDEFOP for a two-day expert workshop on “Competencebased Curriculum in Vocational Education and Training”. CEDEFOP, based in Thessaloniki, is the European agency for development and coordination of vocational education and […]

Nivaa Central School: Home Areas and school kitchen outside the box

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Learning Spaces

Nivaa Central School: Home Areas and school kitchen outside the box

Design proposal for interior thinking classrooms and school kitchen “outside the box” to create broader educational value for the whole school – and the children’s learning in particular.