Education: Design a brighter future

Natural light and fresh air speed up learning – this is the finding of new research led by Professor Peter Barrett. As a result, architects affect children’s development more than is often appreciated.

You are invited to gain insights into this area from expert speakers at a breakfast seminar hosted by Velux Modular Skylights in association with the RSUA.


  • Peter Barrett: “Clever Classrooms: Sensory Impacts Matter”. (Based on the findings of his HEAD (Holistic Evidence and Design) Project. Peter Barrett is a past President of the UN-established International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB). He is Emeritus Professor of Management in Property and Construction at Salford University in the UKand Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Education at Oxford University.
  • Nuala Morris, Lighting designer (Lighting for Health)
  • Martin Hare, Director (McAdam Design)


Attendees will benefit from the opportunity to learn from industry experts, network with their peers and continue their professional development. It should be particularly beneficial those with a specific interest in the education sector but others should also find it of interest.

Key details

8am to 10am on Wednesday 27th September

Crumlin Road Gaol, 53-55 Crumlin Rd, Belfast, BT14 6ST
Free parking available on site

Directions:                   Link/map

Cost:                           Free and breakfast is included

How to book:               Register here

If you have any queries about this breakfast seminar please contact Julia or Jeanette on 0280 9032 3760.