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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

MUMA, community center and kindergarten in Cambridge (UK)

Located 2 kilometers from the city center of Cambridge, the Eddington district offers accommodation for university students and workers, a primary school, and sports facilities. The latest offers are the Storey’s Field community center and the Eddington nursery school, which the London firm MUMA (McInnes Usher McKnight Architects) has organized around a garden courtyard that serves as a playground for the children. Closing one of the four sides of the courtyard, the community center contains meeting rooms, offices, a kitchen, a storage space, and the triple-height main hall volume, which combines wood and brick in pale tones and boasts an acoustic system that can be adapted to different kinds of events and activities: chamber music concerts, film screenings…
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