Mark Quattrocchi Explores “The Role of Student Unions in Student Wellbeing”

Categorized as Media Mention, Project News

Principal Emeritus Mark Quattrocchi delves into the impact of architecture on student wellbeing in a recent article for School Construction News. Citing the prevalence of adolescent anxiety disorders, the piece underscores schools’ crucial role in mental health promotion. With a focus on designing educational spaces for nearly four decades, Quattrocchi emphasizes how facilities like counseling centers and wellness spaces contribute to creating safe environments. The article outlines key design elements such as location, transparency and flexible furniture, including recent QKA project examples to illustrate how Student Union spaces can enhance student experiences and overall wellbeing. Read the full article here.