Guidelines for study spaces
Do you have an under-utilised landing or wasted cupboard space on your attic level? It can be surprising where you can fit a useful and light filled study space.
Centre-pivot windows make it possible to have a desk placed directly below the window without obstructing the operation of the window. Use the low height spaces to place furniture and make sure there is walking height next to it.
Studies have found that improved air quality can boost task solving performance by up to 15%, while daylight can improve how quickly children learn and retain information by up to 18% and increase productivity with up to 15%.*
*Sources: Heschong (2002) - Daylighting and Human Performance. Barrett, Zhang, Davies and Barrett (2015) -Clever classrooms: Summary report of the HEAD project. Edwards, Torcellini (2002) - A L