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Author | Andy Batty

Andy Batty
Andy Batty

Andy is DKA’s Education Associate leading a team of Architects designing inspirational learning environments for people from the age of 1 to 100.

He enjoys working closely with stakeholders to develop designs that look good, function beautifully and embody the ethos of the organisation.

Mendip School opening by Michael Eavis
24 May 2017

The Big Easy

Andy Batty On Wednesday 17th May, Michael Eavis CBE officially opened The Mendip School, a special school for 120 pupils aged 4 to 19 located on the Bath and West Showground near Shepton Mallet. Mendip School is an easy building; easy to build, easy to navigate, easy... Read more

Wellington Primary Academy
7 September 2016

DKA Presents | by Andy Batty

Andy Batty Every fortnight at DKA we take it in turns to present something design based to the whole team and we’re calling it DKA presents. Presenting to our peers means we get the opportunity to practice our presenting skills and share our passions with our colleagues. We... Read more

22 June 2016

Dr Who makes surprise appearance at cub camp

Andy Batty Wiltshire West District’s Doctor Who Cub Camp 10-12th of June 2016 The thirteenth regeneration of Dr who made a brief appearance at the Wiltshire West, District cub camp at the weekend, whisking the cubs away in the Tardis to the siege of Mafeking in 1899... Read more

Design for SEN
1 September 2015

Designing for Special Needs

Andy Batty Special needs is a subject with bucket loads of emotion for all involved; frustration, triumph, loneliness, friendship, anger, appreciation, pride and respect; but for me the emotion is joy. I am privileged to design schools for pupils with special needs, and there are many reasons... Read more