Lesley Ellis School        Arlington, MA


phase 1

I believe that the best way for children to learn is through play & self-discovery and problem solving with peers. Our Learning Classroom design for Lesley Ellis was to foster that seeking spirit, incorporating organic elements that educate about a range of topics, from biology and art to engineering to physics. The Learning Classroom will be a living and evolving space, with gardens, bugs and boulders and will enable students to collaborate about the natural processes of our environment in a loose classroom setting. 






A dry rock river bed

A Discovery Garden

Veggie Beds

Water/Marble Wall

Mud Kitchen


See-Through Compost Bin

Library & Reading Nooks

& more...

waterwall model

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hideaway nook

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waterwalls &

garden beds