Peter Lippman

Peter Lippman

For the last 25 years Peter C. Lippman, Assoc. AIA & REFP, has been researching, writing, designing and creating activity-based learning environments for the future.  His work, nationally and internationally, is fuelled by a desire to create places that are responsive to the needs of its users and encourages knowledge acquisition and lifelong learning. Peter applies social science research methodologies to the programming, planning, and design of learning environments.  Among other publications, he is the author of Evidence-Based Design for Primary and Secondary Schools: A Responsive Approach to Creating Learning Environments (2010).

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Creating places for learning
Creating places for learning

November is learning spaces month at Teacher magazine. Here, school designer, education facility planner, researcher and educator Peter Lippman looks at the history of school design and the importance of structure in open and flexible spaces.

Learning spaces: The shifting lens
Learning spaces: The shifting lens

‘[It] is less about the building and more about understanding what activities are intended to occur in the spaces.’ Peter Lippman discusses transformative learning environments.

Crafting collaborative places
Crafting collaborative places

This month, Teacher is exploring the theme of learning spaces. Here, school designer Peter Lippman discusses designing the ‘spaces-in-between’ and collaborative learning spaces.