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Forfatterhuset Kindergarten by COBE

By : Dennis Franklin | 7 Oct 2014 10:20 pm | Education

The Forfatterhuset Kindergarten is a daycare center located in Copenhagen, Denmark which was designed by the COBE architectural practice with a warm façade made of special bricks to integrate with the historic surroundings and to create a cozy setting for the children. There are five small structures with green roofs and gardens which create the framework for the project and it was inaugurated in July 2014. The project began in2012 with a competition won by COBE and they created the…

White Rose English School by Horibe architectural firm Ltd.

By : Dennis Franklin | 6 Oct 2014 6:52 pm | Education

Located in Takatsuki, Japan, this joyous primary school was designed by the Horibe architectural firm Ltd. as a school where the children can learn English conversation as extracurricular education. The White Rose English School has a child center in front of it and the designers needed to find a way of not overcrowding the street with cars during the end of the classes, so there are two gateways set up that permit the cars to drive into the school premise…

Tiantai No.2 Primary School by LYCS Architecture

By : Dennis Franklin | 1 Oct 2014 9:34 am | Education

The practice of LYCS Architecture designed the Primary School No. 2 in TianTai, Taizhou, Zhejiand, China with an aesthetic that wanted to serve as a model school for the region with its contemporary style and focus on the efficient education of elementary school children. The project was designed in a way which solves the land shortage problems of the city since the 200m running track was projected on the roof level so that additional 3000 square meters were gained. The…

Vantan Design Institute Osak by eleven nine interior design office

By : Dennis Franklin | 29 Sep 2014 5:39 pm | Education

The Vantan Design Institute Osak was designed by the eleven nine interior design office in 2009 and it is located in the Chuo Ward of Osaka, Japan to refurbish the vocational school. The designers wanted to create a setting that is more appropriate for the purpose so that the students can interact better with one another and with their teachers, so most of the separations were removed for a more open ambiance. The chairs in the staff room act as…

Academy of Art Crafts by LCR Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 9 Sep 2014 6:07 pm | Education

The Academy of Art Crafts (ESMA) located in Auzeville-Tolosane, France is a project designed by the LCR Architects practice in 2013 to include the main building, the Technical Academy of Photography and Game Design as well as the student housing units in the same campus at a distance of 15 minutes from the center of Toulouse. The project has two levels of parking spaces where there are 55 reserved spots for the school and 60 for the residents. The entire…

Collège de Labarthe-sur-Lèze by LCR Architectes

By : Dennis Franklin | 30 Aug 2014 6:02 am | Education

This public middle school is located in Labarthe-sur-lez, France and it was designed by the practice of LCR Architectes to meet the high environmental standards which a future public building should worry about as well as offer an efficient education space. The exterior stands out due to its copper wrapping and there are two axes defining its layout, one of them giving access from the traffic circle and thus defining the functional organization, while the other one is perpendicular to…

Valdespartera Kindergarden by Magen Arquitectos

By : Dennis Franklin | 28 Aug 2014 12:06 am | Education

The Valdespartera Kindergarten located in Zaragoza, Spain was designed in 2013 by the practice of Magen Arquitectos to provide an education facility to the new Ecocity which has 10000 housing units with eco-friendly features. The kindergarten is to the southern edge of the new district close to the ring highway and to the water tanks, so the designers opted for a round aesthetic which would suit the surrounding urban landscape. The teaching areas are to the south while the classrooms…

Leça do Balio School by aNC arquitectos

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Aug 2014 11:48 am | Education

The Leca do Balio School in Portugal was designed in 2013 by the practice of aNC arquitectos for 200 children beginning their studies along with 40 kindergarten children. The project is next to a school for the second and third grade with the new building acting as the entrance to both institutions. The building features a complex geometry with a slope organizing the outdoor layout and there are two parallel blocks to create room for the playgrounds. The indentations in…

Westminster Academy by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

By : Dennis Franklin | 16 Aug 2014 2:11 pm | Education

The Westminster Academy located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA was designed in 2007 by the architectural practice of Allford Hall Monaghan Morris as a place in which the pupils can take control of their education through a theater of learning with an open layout that encourages interaction. The rectangular geometry of the structure is covered in glass panels and terracotta tiles that define the landmark, while the interior leads into a “marketplace” on the ground floor connecting the communal spaces…

Innovation Science and Technology Building by Santiago Calatrava

By : Dennis Franklin | 15 Aug 2014 11:04 am | Education

The famous Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava brought his extensive knowledge and imagination into the design of the Innovation, Science and Technology Building for the Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland to create a stunning sculptural building with lightweight aluminum trellis to reduce the solar gain by up to 30%. The most impressive part of the design is probably the robotic roof that moves and the interior combines concrete, glass and aluminum to define the 200000 square feet of space into an…

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