01
JUN
2015

BBC Spotlight work at IPACA, Portland. This new £18m remodeling project is underway with the existing building currently being stripped out. Terry White of Nova Co-Design is interviewed as part of the BBC Spotlight programme.
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APR
2015

IPACA Student Engagement in School Design

IPACA (Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy) is currently undertaking a £20m rebuild of its school facilities to create an ‘all- through’ academy serving students from reception to sixth form on its new campus at Maritime House. Staff and learners   are looking forward to...
16
DEC
2014

Versatile Screens

  Nova Co-Design are currently developing a range of furniture for Versatile Furniture that add value to the learning experience through agile and flexible use. The first product is undergoing development in partnership with IPACA (Portland Academy) to provide space within a...
01
OCT
2014

2014 CEFPI Annual Conference and Expo

Terry White of Nova Co-Design will join Professor Stephen Heppell, Professor of New Media Environments at the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice, Bournemouth to lead a session conference ‘Portland to Portland’ expanding on our design work at iPACA Portland...
01
SEP
2014

UK Learning Autumn Conference

Nova Co-Design will be leading the UK Learning autumn conference at in Northampton. The conference and workshops sessions will be held in the new learning facilities created for Abington Vale Primary School at the Stirling House Campus. The conference will focus on the shared...
01
AUG
2014

iPACA Portland Academy

Nova Co-Design are very pleased to join the Wates Construction team to provide education design advice, integration services, and furniture, fittings and equipment design for the Portland Academy project. The scheme, a £8m conversion of the redundant MoD mine sweeper headquarters...
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APR
2014

Acoustic Improvements

We are currently working to make improvements to some challenging learning spaces developed under the BSF programme for an Academy to support its programme of improvements. Their current teaching spaces accommodate 90 students per classroom, and although the natural lighting and...
28
FEB
2014

Creative Spaces

As part of a major strategic review of use of space for an independent Academy, Nova Co-Design have been reworking spaces for art, textiles and food technology. To maximise the value to the school we have addressed the multi-use of space and it flexibility in adaption. The art...
02
OCT
2013

A Revolution in Environments for Learning

Nova Co-Design are pleased to be supporting the organisation of  ‘A Revolution in Environments for Learning’ an autumn conference of UK Learning at the RIBA, London on 22nd October 2013. The conference champions a user led involvement in facilities design to help...
12
JUL
2013

Integrated Design Process

Nova Codesign have developed an integrated service offer to add value to school design ensuring the school’s vision, values and ethos are traslated into performance and sustainability benefits as project outcomes. By integrating the skills of educationists, designers and...
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