Hayball  is one of Australia’s largest practices, and specialises in architecture, interior design and urban planning. Over 30 years, the company has realised hundreds of projects across Australia, South-East Asia and China – from single and multi-residential buildings to schools and universities, commercial developments and urban design for entire suburbs. Director, Richard Leonard, is a member of the Learning Environments applied Research Network (LEaRN) and collaborates with the University of Melbourne where he is Linkage Partner in several ARC research initiatives.

Hayball can be considered a pioneer of 21st century educational design, working with leading education consultants and researchers to inform design of flexible, interactive spaces where students can participate in many different modes of learning.