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Learning environments

Understanding our future generations’ needs within learning environments is critical to better building design. Research shows increased daylighting and ventilation within educational spaces enhances learning and increases attention spans.

Using research sources and our expertise we've created blogs around the specific needs of designing for daylight and ventilation within the educational sector, creating enhanced environments for the next generation.

Hessenwaldschule featuring VELUX Modular Skylights
Learning environments

How to avoid overheating in classrooms

There’s no doubt that the physical design of classrooms can have a positive or negative effect on children’s learning outcomes. One of the key factors identified by studies over the past several decades is the importance of consistent thermal comfort.

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Multifunctional activity building featuring VELUX Modular Skylights

We all know that the best antidote to the ‘winter blues’ is a break in a warmer, sunnier climate, preferably with white sandy beaches and clear blue waters.

Children in classroom with lots of daylight - VELUX Commercial

Giving young school children a sense of ownership of "their" classroom promotes a sense of self-worth and responsibility and has also been shown to improve academic performance.

University of Southern Denmark featuring VELUX Modular Skylights

Did you know that well-designed classrooms have a significant influence on academic performance? Studies have found that improved physical characteristics of classrooms can boost the learning outcomes of students.

Aarup Municipality day care center/kindergarten featuring VELUX Modular Skylights

Poor indoor air quality can not only seriously inhibit students’ concentration and overall performance, but can also lead to increased absenteeism due to illness. Adequate ventilation is therefore imperative for healthy classroom design to help students flourish.

eBook: Building better schools: six ways to help our children learn