We delight in the design of learning spaces and classrooms that will inspire and engage students, enable teachers to teach, and bring the vision of your school or university to life in a compelling and tangible way.
Wherever you have in mind to start, we can meet you there. We provide you with the combined expertise of a senior design team who have worked on some of Australia's most interesting projects.
If you are just after an innovative classroom design, or a new school building design, we can deliver that for you. If you're also interested in budgeting for the space, project management, and even the construction works, we have the team and the building experience to help you end to end.
We're not cookie cutter. We'll assemble the right team, the right set of skills for your project. This could involve going out to market on your behalf to find the perfect designer to match your vision, and working with them.
The variety you'll see in our track record will reassure you we're not copy/paste designers. Our portfolio includes public and private schools, universities, laboratories, STEM and STEAM spaces. We can design against any kind of budget and have the project management experience to pre-empt and neutralise construction challenges before they even materialise.
Our design process is anchored in the "in the classroom" know-how of veteran educators can who anchor every design decision in deep experience of effective teaching and learning. It's about identifying what great learning can look like at any age for any size and shape of learner, and building out from there.
Currently a transformation is occurring toward flexible and collaborative learning spaces, and open learning spaces. Schools and universities understand that experiential, hands-on learning, and authentic learning frameworks such as Project-Based Learning, are critical to learner engagement and success. Spaces and technologies need to enable this sort of learning - makerspaces, project spaces, flexible spaces that will adapt to the learning intention from moment to moment.
It's high time that "21st Century Learning" became a reality. However, we cannot simply "build a space" and expect it all to just work. We need those spaces to grow from the shared vision of teachers and students of what learning can be at its very best. Our design journey for your learning space can ensure this shared vision is your firm foundation for success.
When the NSW Association of Independent Schools wanted to a new office and professional development space, they called us. When Goodstart Early Learning wanted to reinvent their HQ, they chose Amicus. Why?
It's because our team bridges the worlds of learning and work. The human-centred design methodology we use for development and delivery of learning spaces are the same we use for workspaces. We've worked with big technology firms like NTT, advertising firms like M&C Saatchi Group, and fintechs like Zip Co. And the next day, we're working with schools and universities.
What we know is that schools, universities and workplaces all share similar aspirations to see the very best achieved by their people. The journeys are shared journeys.
We're at the cutting edge of workplace design and workplace culture, and can use this to inform learning space design and learning culture. Your classrooms of today can truly prepare your students to thrive in the workplace of tomorrow.
If you'd like to read more about our education design portfolio, expertise and philosophy, read our eBook below or browse through our recent projects.
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