The building’s design adapts to the needs of children: the sloping ellipse prompts them to run in endless circles; the rubber roof prevents injuries, and the underfloor heating using warm air prevents burns that could occur with conventional systems.
The three terraced levels have a porch and a courtyard. The main elevation is a ceramic fabric reinforced with steel that makes it adaptable to three different functions: latticework, ventilated facade, and plinth with concrete panels...
The materials, technology, and available resources, along with the self-built architecture of the region determined the building methods used in this kindergarten, promoted by Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok and built by the local community...
Designed to take in 750 children in the heart of Copenhagen, the school is envisioned as a city in itself, with its own neighborhoods, squares, parks, houses, and public buildings. Involving a combination of types and solutions, diverse and fun, the
A chromatic roof is the highlight in the conversion of a traditional siheyuan courtyard into a preschool center that is remarkable, too, in its openness to daylight and vegetation. The principal strategy of the project involved wrapping the preexisti
The Paris firm Tracks Architectes, headed by Moïse Boucherie y Jérémy Griffon, designed this kindergarten as an orderly succession of timber constructions with gabled forms, reinterpreting the simple geometry of local architecture in Perthes-en-Gatin
The building presents a series of spaces of different sizes and functions that together bring up the idea of a village community formed by combinations of small dwellings.
The Cummins Engine Company, enlightened patron of the small town of Columbus, decided in 1997 to provide its employees and general public a child caring facility. The one level 22,000 square foot building occupies a corner site in the midst of the Cu
Vietnam is historically an agricultural country, but accelerated economic changes in the last decades are sending young people out of the countryside and into the cities, which have become increasingly polluted ecosystems. To address the situation th
One of the deepest conflicts in Latin America, the one which has turned Colombia into a battlefield during the last five decades, has had among its severe consequences that of driving between two to four million citizens away from their homes, escapi
The city of Nagahama is located in Honshu, the largest island in Japan, some 500 kilometers from Tokyo and next to Biwa Lake. The Leimondo Nursery is in a typical Japanese suburban area taken up by small wood houses and surrounded by a picturesque mo
Along with museums, opera houses, and national assemblies, a specifically modern type of architecture that developed in the course of the 19th century was the center for teaching and learning. First were the universities, which were updated to serve
If our society must regenerate itself, it should start with childhood. The demoralization caused by the corruption of elites, the degradation of masses and the global collapse of good government – what they now call governance – can only be tackled f
La historia de la educación infantil (escolar y preescolar) es larga y compleja. Hasta hoy los más importantes pedagogos continúan el debate sobre la originalidad y primacía de sus respectivas doctrinas. Si se consideran las ideas radicales como el f
Actualmente nadie duda de que el periodo más importante de la vida de cualquier hombre o mujer son sus primeros días, sus primeros meses y sus primeros años. Antes de entrar en un aula escolar a los seis años, el niño ha desarrollado la mayor parte
Como muestra Bertrand Tavernier en la película Ça commence aujourd’hui, la escuela ya no es sólo el lugar para la alfabetización sino para la formación del niño en el sentido más amplio y para la interacción social; interacción demandada por los camb