Title

Making it my street: the Bond University "Street" area

Document Type

Conference publication

Publication details

Randall, M & Wilson, G 2009, 'Making it my street: the Bond University "Street" area', in D Radcliffe, H Wilson, D Powell, & B Tibbetts (eds), Learning spaces in higher education: positive outcomes by design. Proceedings of the Next Generation Learning Spaces 2008 Colloquium, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld., 1-2 October, pp. 107-110.

Published version available from:

http://www.uq.edu.au/nextgenerationlearningspace/proceedings

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

Extract: The Street area is the central point of the University’s main teaching building. Until recently, it was merely a transition space – people would move through it in order to get to their next class. It is a large rectangular area measuring approximately 20 by 5 metres and rising three stories high. In many ways, it resembles a classical loggia. The new space consists of a raised, carpeted seating area. Large, comfortable couches, freemoving ottomans, and circular coffee tables are located in this space.