Nursery School, Sondica
Eduardo Arroyo 

Nursery School, Sondica

Eduardo Arroyo 


In its proportions and constructive definition, this small school intends to be a playful place of transition between the family unit and life in society. Both a magic mirror and marsupial pouch, its crystalline planes envelope the child in his own safe world, defined by the meter and fifteen centimeters of height that is established as the measure of the doors, windows, and other objects of this miniature universe where adults are deemed as intruders. The classrooms, facing the east, receive the warmth and light of the morning sun, and shiftable mobile panels easily change its size and number. On the opposite side, the structural glass is translucent in order to keep adjoining areas free from the public eye. The multifaceted section of the metallic roof translates outwardly the interior partitions and becomes the echo of a nearby mountain profile...[+]