WILLOWS HIGH SCHOOL

The Learning Lounge Project transformed Willows High School’s tired and run-down community space into a more welcoming environment for everybody to use.  Pupils and their families engaged in a series of workshops and site visits as part of a collaborative, community-led design approach.  Participants helped Ongl to generate layout, concept and colour scheme proposals; choose furniture, finishes and fixtures; and even assisted in the physical transformation – working alongside industry professionals to paint and decorate the space, tile the kitchenette and develop a brand identity for the new Learning Lounge.

Photography by Photodrome

Styled by Kirsty Patrick of Home by Kirsty

Community-Led Design Willows High School Learning Lounge

Community-Led Design Willows High School Learning Lounge

Community-Led Design Willows High School Learning Lounge

Community-Led Design Willows High School Learning Lounge

Community-Led Design Willows High School Learning Lounge

Community-Led Design Willows High School Learning Lounge

Community-Led Design Willows High School Learning Lounge

Community-Led Design Willows High School Learning Lounge

Community-Led Design Willows High School Learning Lounge

Community-Led Design Willows High School Learning Lounge

Community-Led Design Willows High School Learning Lounge

Community-Led Design Willows High School Learning Lounge

Project Contributors : Willmott Dixon, TWL, Semaphore, Momentum, Abbey Glass, Forbo Flooring, Encon & NevilleLong Cardiff, Home by Kirsty, Puma Floors, Thorn hill Plumbing & Heating, Lloyds Contracts, Towy Works, AllermuirJ&B Plastering, Cardiff Metropolitan University, FabLab Cardiff, Cardiff and Vale College and STAR Communities First.