Case Studies

Manual Arts Transformation

The Project The BFX Furniture team worked with Burnside State High School to completely transform their outdated and worn manual arts room with brand new wood working and metal working benches. The project included the fit-out of two wood working rooms and two metal working rooms with industrial grade benches made from heavy-duty and durable materials. BFX Furniture’s range of custom-made wood working and metal working benches are essential for creating state-of-the-art manual arts labs. We specialise in supplying high-quality …

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Prahran High School – A Vision For Learning

An Innovative, Purpose-built, Co-educational School with a Vertical Campus Prahran High School is a uniquely designed contemporary school part of a thriving education district that includes Melbourne Polytechnic and the National Institute of Circus Arts. The vision was to design a leading, co-educational school for Years 7-12 with a full range of state of the art facilities and technologies. BFX completed the furniture fit-out for Prahran High School, which is one of the first vertical schools to be delivered by the Victorian …

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Shared Vision For Growth

One School’s Journey to  Flexible Learning Environments The School St Nicholas Catholic Primary School was established in 1876 in Tamworth, New South Wales. The Catholic parish school hosts over 500 students and is committed to fostering an educational environment built on a love of learning, personal development, community and shared faith. The Project The project involved furnishing classrooms across years 1-6, as well as 3 common areas that can be utilised as teaching and learning spaces. The layout features flexible open …

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Ring The Bell

A New Era Is Dawning The industrial model that has been the driver of education in Australia since 1793 is obsolete and we now have the opportunity to recontextualise the New-New learning environments of the future. New-New learning environments need to be based on inquiry-based pedagogies that foster the development of skills and capabilities required for the future focused workforce such as: critical thinking, communication, connectivity, collaboration, culture and creativity. The environment and furniture should be adaptive and flexible, catering …

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Behind The Scenes: Stella Maris Catholic Primary School

Read the Full Interview Below BFX went behind the scenes at Stella Maris Catholic Primary School.  Grade 5 teachers Andrew Fellows, Larissa Livermore, Cassandra Scott, Courtney Morgan and Anthony Graham to document the process they and their students went through to design their own classrooms, with a little help from our BFX 3D Room Planner. What Kind of Activities Did the Students Do? “We got them first of all sort of looking at what the floorplan was like in here …

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Stella Maris Catholic Primary School

What Teachers & Students At Stella Maris Love About Their New Future Focused Classrooms “The furniture here from BFX has been awesome. I’m finding the furniture really helpful for my teaching pedagogy. It allows all the different students to be engaging in different tasks and different types and styles of tasks at different times.”  “The furniture here from BFX has been awesome it’s been really beneficial to the way that we’re learning here and it was really good that the …

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Amazing AudioArt Installation At St Philips Christian College

BFX Furniture doesn’t just transform learning environments with modern and flexible furniture, we now transform classroom walls from drab to fab as well. Our very first large-scale AudioArt™ Installation at St Philips Christian College in Newcastle completely blew all their expectations. This open plan classroom was designed with zones for collaborative group work, quiet reading time, lounging and can accommodate up to 60 grade one students. Among the group settings, our Sine Lounges and SmarTable™ Jotters offer flexible areas for …

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Truly Agile & Adaptable Spaces at Corpus Christi Catholic High School

An Intimate Interview with Architect, Daniel Smith on Designing Agile & Adaptable Spaces One of the overall goals Architect, Daniel Smith, had when designing new study spaces at Corpus Christi Catholic High School was that they needed to be ‘truly agile and adaptable’. Having worked in learning environments for the last 13 years, Smith admitted when he began working in the big barn style space he thought, ‘this is boring’. Over time he developed a deeper inquiry and became more passionate about …

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Living Faith Lutheran Primary School

An Massive Increase in Student Engagement Gone, are the rows of desks at the Living Faith Lutheran Primary School in Murrumba Downs… Traditional classrooms have given way to classrooms of the future with their new “flexible learning spaces”. The Year 4, 5 and 6 classrooms have now been fitted out with agile learning spaces affectionately dubbed as fish bowls, genius bars and community booths. After years of planning and testing, the learning spaces are now being enjoyed by students and …

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