Old school ‘maze’ refashioned for contemporary learning – SMH Article

“In the 1950s and ’60s, buildings were simply located on the little amount of space that was available, easier rather than appropriate,” says architect Rachel Neeson, director of Neeson Murcutt + Neille.

“Our brief wasn’t the usual school brief to simply provide new classrooms. It was more to do with creating spaces that had more clarity and were conducive to contemporary learning,” says Neeson, who drew inspiration for the refurbishment of the ’70s building from the many arches in the school’s buildings, along with the school colours of mauve, navy blue and gold, reinterpreted in a series of exterior tiled walls.

Read full article about the Thomas Building from the Sydney Morning herald. Great work from the architect, builders and our staff.

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