Living Learning Environments: Early Education for a Sustainable Futures

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Laia Mogas Soldevila

School Affiliation: Weitzman School of Design
Country or Region Engaged: Global
Fund: Global Engagement Fund
Year Awarded: 2023-24
Expertise: Biology, Education, Architecture, Design
The Living Learning Wall merges the disciplines of biology, education, and architecture to design a biomaterial-driven learning artifact for environmentally attuned early education worldwide. Penn Global GEF, Dr. Laia Mogas-Soldevila at Penn, and Dr. Fiorenzo Omenetto at Tufts, support a first step towards biologist and education researcher Camilla Cantadori’s idea to build teaching spaces that organically instruct in ecological wellbeing, and help children everywhere understand and value sustainability and eco-integration concepts of pressing global relevance.