We have never asked so much of our education system as we do today; the future we aspire to requires it. To develop the education paradigm, Rosan Bosch Studio looks to the physical environment and its role in increasing students’ motivation to learn how they learn best in order to empower them to plan, execute, and reflect on their learning journey.
65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately end up working in completely new job types that do not yet exist. It’s necessary to motivate life-long learning and to have a flexible mindset when designing learning environments for the future.
Play is fundamental to children’s positive development and their ability to develop skills they will need. That is why Rosan Bosch Studio designs environments that promote our natural-born curiosity which forms the basis of the desire to play and is the primary driving force for creative and critical thinking as well as learning. Through play, we investigate and discover the world. We connect with other people and engage with our surroundings. Play sets the basis for us to develop skills, acquire new knowledge, and discover potential throughout our lives.
The public school Campus Zottegem in Belgium is designed for playful learning. The design principles developed by Rosan Bosch Studio - Mountain Top, Cave, Campfire, Watering Hole, Hands-On, Movement - give form to a differentiated learning landscape and marry innovative design concepts with forward-thinking pedagogy.
Created to place the learner at the center, the design supports individual needs in different learning situations. While the space planning provides a sense of connection across age groups, a playstreet leads to age-appropriate facilities for 21st-century learning experiences. Play informs the architectural premise and the materials are carefully chosen to blend seamlessly into their surroundings. Subtle colors, natural light, and stimulating textures infuse the design concept, promoting well-being amongst children and educators while fostering close connections.
Rosan Bosch Studio designs environments that empower and motivate learners across the globe. Founded in 2011 by artist and designer Rosan Bosch, the studio draws on multiple scientific fields to create learner-centered design solutions that increase motivation and influence learning experiences positively. The studio looks to the built environment and its potential in supporting playful learning. Based on six design principles for learning situations, the studio creates flexible, playful, and diverse learning landscapes. Located in Copenhagen and Madrid, the Rosan Bosch Studio has transformed education for both public and private schools worldwide, using design as a catalyst for learning and creative thinking.