DESIGN FOR LEARNINGSPACESExploring areas offurniture design andsoap dispenserJakkur urdu government primary school
Overview of theResearch processAbout the schoolBuilding relationshipsParticipatory toolsInterviewsa, e, i, o, uFly on the ...
About the schoolJakkur urdu government primary school is a 30 year old institution working underSarva Shiksha Abhiyan. Mos...
Building RelationshipsClicking pictures was an ice breaker.
Name game was the introduction tool.
Bonding with kho-kho
We did some drawing together.
Participatory tools
Post its1. Knowing kids’ favourite spaces.2. Understanding ‘Why?’Aim:Description:Kids were given post-its and theywere ask...
Result: Spaces marked-secure spaces, bigger room, scienceequipments, blackboard, mini library, wallused as backrest, model...
Inference:Backrest Equipmentsand booksDrawings andmodelsSecure spaces*1 petal = 3 kids1. Kids prefer to sit where they get...
Time table1. Knowing kids’ favourite days.2. Understanding ‘Why?’(activities)Aim:Description:There was one page for each d...
Result:Favourite days - sunday & wednesdayNot so favourite day - sunday & thursdayReasons - teacher preference, subjectpre...
Inference:1. kids have a subject preference.they like the days with theirfavourite subjects.2. similarly, some kids prefer...
InterviewsThere are so many teaching aids that we fall short of space.Kids get distracted by the noise of traffic outsideO...
a, e, i, o,teachers studentsActivities Environment Interactions Objects Users
teachersActivitiesManaging multi-class throughmutual understanding.Preparing the teaching aids.Making kids prepare modelsM...
studentsActivitiesSUPWP.T. classCalling prayersReciting poetryDrawingPreparing modelsWriting answers on theboardsEnvironme...
Fly on the wallNeeds analysis
MULTI-CLASS-Voice clashes-DistractionDesign requirementsPartitions that are-sound proofmovablefoldableadaptable
Bend and studyfor long hoursBenches butno tablesLow sitting,equivalent tositting on flooronly you haveto bend furtherto re...
Disorganised storage space-more space being used.-students’ work is illtreated,leading to demotivation.Design requirements...
Disorganised shoes-space wastage-visually not very nice-increasing chances of trippingDesign requirementsShoe rack that is...
No provision for soap-unhygienicDesign requirementsSystem that ensures regularsupply of soap to the school.Soap out of che...
Thank youEkta paraswaniChhavi jatwani
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  1. 1. DESIGN FOR LEARNINGSPACESExploring areas offurniture design andsoap dispenserJakkur urdu government primary school
  2. 2. Overview of theResearch processAbout the schoolBuilding relationshipsParticipatory toolsInterviewsa, e, i, o, uFly on the wall(need analysis)
  3. 3. About the schoolJakkur urdu government primary school is a 30 year old institution working underSarva Shiksha Abhiyan. Most funding is done by the government (school grant,teachers grant etc.). Rest is done by the school development committee run by aset of parents who can afford to fund the school.
  4. 4. Building RelationshipsClicking pictures was an ice breaker.
  5. 5. Name game was the introduction tool.
  6. 6. Bonding with kho-kho
  7. 7. We did some drawing together.
  8. 8. Participatory tools
  9. 9. Post its1. Knowing kids’ favourite spaces.2. Understanding ‘Why?’Aim:Description:Kids were given post-its and theywere asked to go and put themon their favourite places in theschool.
  10. 10. Result: Spaces marked-secure spaces, bigger room, scienceequipments, blackboard, mini library, wallused as backrest, models and drawings
  11. 11. Inference:Backrest Equipmentsand booksDrawings andmodelsSecure spaces*1 petal = 3 kids1. Kids prefer to sit where they get abackrest.2. They are very enthusiastic about artbut dont have the access.3. Older kids prefer more study material.4. They have their small spaces to keeptheir belongings secure
  12. 12. Time table1. Knowing kids’ favourite days.2. Understanding ‘Why?’(activities)Aim:Description:There was one page for each dayput up on the wall.Kids were asked to put anORANGE THUMBPRINT on theirfavourite day and a GREENTHUMBPRINT on the day theydont like so much.
  13. 13. Result:Favourite days - sunday & wednesdayNot so favourite day - sunday & thursdayReasons - teacher preference, subjectpreference, activity preference, saturdaybecause of half day and they get tospend reasonable time at home andschool both.
  14. 14. Inference:1. kids have a subject preference.they like the days with theirfavourite subjects.2. similarly, some kids prefer daysof ‘P.T. class’ which is activitypreference.3. Also a few like the days withparticular teachers.654321SubjectActivity Teacher
  15. 15. InterviewsThere are so many teaching aids that we fall short of space.Kids get distracted by the noise of traffic outsideOur kids are very disciplined and honest, there is no chance of theft.We have only two rooms, therefore two classes run simultaneously in oneroom. Sometimes we are two teachers teaching at the same time, we have tocorrespond with each other as to when she is teaching, I will give notes andvice versa.Since Ramzan is going on there is no soap right now.Kids have their turns for cleaning the placeTeachersStudents‘We keep are bags in corners so that no one kicks them’‘We dont have soaps’‘Akka can you teach us drawing?’‘Social studies is boring’
  16. 16. a, e, i, o,teachers studentsActivities Environment Interactions Objects Users
  17. 17. teachersActivitiesManaging multi-class throughmutual understanding.Preparing the teaching aids.Making kids prepare modelsMaintaing bills for schoolrequirementsEnvironmentTiring due to multi-class.Formal but approachable.InteractionsTeacher- teacherTeacher- studentTeacher- headmistressTeacher- outsidersObjectsFurniture (teacher’s table)Teaching aids (flash cards etc)Poem albumCane stickSpecific files
  18. 18. studentsActivitiesSUPWP.T. classCalling prayersReciting poetryDrawingPreparing modelsWriting answers on theboardsEnvironmentDisciplinedMobileFriendlyUncomfortable due tolack furnitureInteractionsStudent- teachersStudent- headmistressStudent- outsidersStudent- toddlersStudent- community people(adjacent mosque)ObjectsFurniture (low benches and other)Teaching aids (flash cards etc.)Poem album (write and submit)Mini libraryBiological specimensModels and drawings
  19. 19. Fly on the wallNeeds analysis
  20. 20. MULTI-CLASS-Voice clashes-DistractionDesign requirementsPartitions that are-sound proofmovablefoldableadaptable
  21. 21. Bend and studyfor long hoursBenches butno tablesLow sitting,equivalent tositting on flooronly you haveto bend furtherto reach thegroundDesign requirementsBenches that have-Place for belongingsEconomical/out of wasteBack restTable
  22. 22. Disorganised storage space-more space being used.-students’ work is illtreated,leading to demotivation.Design requirementsShelves that are-Economical/out of wasteDetachableCan be easily made(maybe as aworkshop)Ever-developing
  23. 23. Disorganised shoes-space wastage-visually not very nice-increasing chances of trippingDesign requirementsShoe rack that is-Economical/out of wasteDetachable(optional)space saving
  24. 24. No provision for soap-unhygienicDesign requirementsSystem that ensures regularsupply of soap to the school.Soap out of cheap unattractivematerials
  25. 25. Thank youEkta paraswaniChhavi jatwani

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