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SCHOOLS TOP OF THE CLASS

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Three British schools have featured in an international study by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which highlights good practice examples of how sensitive building design can help education. The report, Designs for Learning: 55 Exemplary Educational Facilities, looked at how technological change such as the Internet and energy efficiency has been incorporated into new schools, universities and colleges. The report also looked for buildings that 'provide that essential and elusive quality of delight'. In the UK, the report picked out Sir John Colfox School in Dorset by Terence O'Rourke, praised for its social spaces such as the amphitheatre; and Notley Green Primary School, Essex, by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, for its passive energy-saving measures. Willow Tree Primary School, Ealing, was also praised for its extensive use of the Internet.

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