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  • Writer's pictureBritney Heerten

Colorful Education Facility Designs

If colors have a positive impact on learning, then why are we not using them in more education facilities? Too many schools are plain, drab, and void of a welcoming environment. The schools shown below are fun, vibrant colors and interesting shapes. According to shiftelearning.com, green improves concentration. What if you had large green color blocks in a testing room? Maybe this would help to improve test scores among students. If orange is an energizing color, then this seems to be a great exterior color so that a child will be energized and excited to enter the school instead of dreading the experience. The environment that you are in can have an effect on how you learn and feel. It is exciting to see these schools are improving the look of education facilities in a positive way.

grantlarsonproductions.com states that"Visual stimulation through color is essential for a positive learning environment. Research shows that monotone classroom and learning areas may induce feelings of anxiety, distress, and even fear. What’s more, a lack of color can create a sense of restlessness, excessive emotional response, difficulty in concentration, and irritation."



Ivanhoe Grammar Senior Years & Science Centre by McBride Charles Ryan

Photos by John Gollings


Quzhou Kecheng Jiaogong Kindergarten by LYCS Architecture


Forfatterhuset Kindergarten by Cobe

Denmark


Nanyang Primary School | Studio 505

Singapore

Photos by John Gollings


Fitzroy High School in Melbourne by McBride Charles Ryan

Fitzroy North, Australia

Photos by John Gollings


Irwin M. Jacobs Elementary School by Turowski2 Architecture


New Bedford, MA


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