How we learn is changing.
Institutions of higher education aspire to deliver increasingly enriched campus experiences as part of their continued
efforts to attract, retain and sustain the best students and faculty. Landscape Forms provides the building blocks
to optimize these experiences outdoors, cultivating new and innovative academic environments.
New learning spaces must inspire and support evolving educational processes.
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Learning inspired by Nature
Encourage Active Learning
Foster today's active approach of constructing knowledge together outside through effective methods of presentation
Inspire creativity in students and staff by connecting them with nature and others.
Stimulate Social Interactions
Stimulate social interactions by enabling natural postures and face-to-face connections.
Facilitate Continuous Learning
Facilitate today's continuous educational process, which occurs inside, outside and in between classrooms.
Enhance well-being by connecting people to natural light, fresh air, and nature for moments of respite and rejuvenation.
At Landscape Forms, we believe that a connection to nature and others can ignite healthier and more stimulating learning
methods. By creating a variety of settings, places and postures, colleges and universities can extend the educational
process outside as a critical component of learning, working and living on campus, achieving the goals above.
To enable this, Landscape Forms has created a series of application thought starters incorporating our portfolio
of site furnishing, architectural, technology, and lighting elements and help activate the new outdoor learning
Be inspired. Browse our application thought starters as you explore innovative, meaningful, and solutions based approaches
to activating outdoor environments. Let our ideas spark your imagination to create uniquely empowering, engaging,
and rejuvenating experiences outside.
Education - T6
Touchdown is a place that supports brief periods of work between other activities.
Learning environments should facilitate a continuous educational process, which occurs inside, outside and in between
Elements, Attributes, and User Experience
- Touchdowns may be adjacent to a Plaza or strategically placed throughout the campus.
MultipliCITY tables and
MultipliCITY benches are grouped to support social and collaborative interactions in order to enable
continuous learning outside of the classroom. In addition to generous seating and work areas, table ends
allow for ADA access.
GO OutdoorTables and
Chipman stools provide students a perching platform and large work surface for extended group study
while also offering power for their mobile devices.
MultipliCITY path lighting adds ambiance while increasing security and defining space.
Reeder illuminated signage provides campus-wide wayfinding and identification of available settings
which eases navigation.
- A row of
Sorella planters create a sense of place and offer a habitat for flowers which engage visual and
TUUCI umbrellas offer shade from the sun and reduce glare on electronic devices enabling use of educational
tools beyond the classroom.
MultipliCITY litters provide attractive options to conceal and recycle waste.
- Peripheral plantscaping creates a softened boundary and sense of place.
MultipliCITY bike racks support campus transit by providing secure bike storage. A utility surface
crowns the top and offers a place for personal items while placing bikes in a secure position.
Outdoor charging stations adjacent to tables and benches provide convenient access to power and USB