Design and social and emotional well-being in schools

Clare Mulholland, Jim Mulholland, Nada Milivojevic, Tony Gallagher

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Paper explores ways of addressing social and emotional well-being in school design. To achieve a holistic design, greater care needs to be implemented to incorporate needs of all end-users, allow for a range of teaching methods, different learning styles, address social life and improve overall social connections within the school estate and with the community. It shows a research-led design approach and lessons learnt from schools in Northern Ireland, completed projects and projects which are at different stages of design development. The research behind this presentation is a joint project between Queen’s University Belfast and TODD Architects

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 22 Feb 2021
EventLearning Places - Digital Week : Schools: Suitable, Sustainable, Digital, Low Carbon and Inclusive -
Duration: 22 Feb 202126 Feb 2021


ConferenceLearning Places - Digital Week
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  • Education
  • Design
  • Architecture
  • Community
  • socio-spatial practice


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