New schools to be smaller after coalition cuts building budget

Corridors, assembly halls and canteens to shrink in size under government proposals for 261 replacement buildings.

Michael Gove’s war on architecture: curves fail the test

A clampdown on so-called architectural extravagance means British schools will no longer feature anything other than straight lines. Why is the joy of curves lost on our education secretary?

New school building designs hit by curve ban

Government bans curved, glass and folding walls and orders concrete ceilings and render cladding to cut costs.