Designing child friendly spaces does not mean making a school a glorified playground, nor Disney-fying it

Why School Building Programmes Miss the Point

The procedural, box ticking exercise that underpins our school building programmes means that today, when we face so many issues in education, we are losing a huge opportunity to design spaces that really work for children.

Jersey War Tunnels Whispers and Lies, museum design

Small Budget, Big Impact

Our recent collaboration with Freedom Media in Jersey to design a new interactive gallery called Whispers and Lies at the Jersey War Tunnels shows that an exhibition can have a big impact even on small budget.

Enfield rifle and Forest timeline

Safeguarding Our Local Museums

One of the interesting debates we have had in our office recently focused on the purpose of local museums. Should such museums be judged on their social, cultural, or economic impact, and how do we safeguard their future?

View into gallery 3 & replica of Scadbury Barn cruck frame

Weald & Downland Living Museum Gateway Project official opening

This time last week we braved the pouring rain to attend the official opening of the Weald & Downland Living Museum’s new Gateway Project.

Arundel Museum, Potter Associates, who we are, museum design, heritage centre design

Arundel Museum – Four Years On

We can’t believe it will be four years next month since the opening of Arundel Museum. There has been lots of exciting developments at the Museum since that time, and Potter Associates has enjoyed a fantastic ongoing relationship with the Museum.