Pylonesque combines climatic context and vernacular typologies into a semi-enclosed multi-purpose space for a primary and middle school in the Thai province of Uthai Thani, a region that experiences heavy rain seasons followed by extensive hot dry pe
On the outskirts of the city, a building provides new spaces for classes and meetings to be shared by a prestigious ‘gymnasium’ and the historical choir school of the cathedral of Cologne. The new educational facilities make use of the formal and mat
With room for 360 children, the school complex built by Paris-based SAM Architecture is located in a neighborhood designed for railway workers in the 1970s, in the Epine district south of Hellemmes. It is also to serve as a public facility, with func
The firm headed by Li Hu and Huang Wenjing, Open Architecture, working from offices in New York and Beijing, has designed a campus for the Qingpu Pinghe International School in Shanghai, which has students aged 4 through 18. One of the buildings, the
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
This new school complex is located in a low-density neighborhood on the outskirts of a small town by the Tagus River. The shape of the volume is determined by two essential factors: the functional requirements of the program and the anonymous urban c
The Germina Foundation is a non-profit institution dedicated to integration and complementary learning experiences for children at risk of social exclusion. Since its creation in the year 2004, the institution has grown and extended its activity, and
The firm Emac -- acronym for Mediterranean space for contemporary architecture and headed by Miguel Martínez Castillejo and Pau Batalla Soriano -- in ad hoc union with the architecture and engineering company Octógono Castellón has won the competitio
Commissioned by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and the non-profit organization American Friends of Le Korsa (AFLK), the New York-based architect Toshiko Mori has raised a school for children aged 5 to 10 in the remote Senegalese town of Fass. A
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
Directed by Miguel Martínez and Pau Batalla, the firm Emac – an acronym for Mediterranean space for contemporary architecture – carried the day in the ideas competition for a preschool and primary school situated in La Pobla Llarga, a municipality in
Among Spain’s young practices right now, Barozzi Veiga is one of those most present in the international spotlight, and it has just wrapped up a music school in Brunico, a town in Italy’s South Tyrol region. Respect for the urban fabric, with its con
Based in Palma de Mallorca, the young studio TEd’A arquitectes – headed by Jaume Mayol and Irene Pérez, recent recipient of the FAD Award for Interiors – has finished a school in the small Swiss locality of Orsonnens, fifty kilometers from Bern. The
The architectures of childhood bring us back to the childhood of architecture. If building for children, spaces are shaped with an essential vocabulary of materials, forms and colors; if the works go up in precarious environments, the discipline of e
Despite their deceptively modest appearance, kindergartens and schools can become true laboratories and catalysts of community life even in the most precarious contexts.
Escuela Burntwood Awarded yearly by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) to a work built by a British architect or studio within the European Union, the Stirling Prize is presented to “the architects of the building that has made the grea
En Jiading, un suburbio situado al norte de Shanghái, el estudio local Atelier Deshaus —liderado por Liu Yichun y Chen Yifeng— ha construido la primera de las quince escuelas infantiles que la Administración ha encargado para dar respuesta al crecimi
Inspirado en la dualidad existente entre el mundo de los adultos y el de los niños que describe la célebre novela de Lewis Carroll, el proyecto para una escuela infantil en Alcorcón (ver AV Monografías 147-148), diseñado por los madrileños María Jos
En Albolote, un pueblo de la Vega de Granada, se levantan los volúmenes blancos y abstractos de la nueva escuela infantil de la localidad (ver AV Monografías 147-148), un edificio diseñado por el granadino Alejandro Muñoz Miranda. El programa se dist