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St John Bosco Art College by BDP

By : lau | 21 Oct 2014 7:48 pm | Education

The St John Bosco Art College located in Croxteh, Liverpool, UK was designed in 2014 by the BDP architectural practice with a capacity of up to 1100 persons and a single floor layout that combines the learning environments with social spaces for a more efficient and contemporary setting. The project is a secondary structure for the catholic girls’ school and has a layout of 91×55 meters with a sculptural landscape as the central core of the space. The budget for…

Kobato Nursery School by so1architect

By : lau | 13 Oct 2014 8:50 pm | Education

The Kobato Nursery School located in Kashiwa, Japan was designed in 2011 by the practice of so1architect to extend an already existing and partially demolished nursery so that a more open layout would be created to enhance the connection between the outdoors and the interior. There are several small boxes placed with gaps between them to define the large rooms, so the layout is comprised of smaller and larger rooms alternating to support the roof or the columns. The interior…

Music Conservatory in Melun by DE-SO

By : lau | 11 Oct 2014 9:47 am | Education

The DE-SO architectural practice designed the Music Conservatory for the city of Melun, France with a modernist aesthetic that integrates with the surroundings, offering a music box-like structure with brick walls and a copper aluminum alloy cladding. The geometry fits well into the site and emphasizes the skyline, while the golden openings bring out the façade. The designers explain their choice of materials and tones as follows: the dark brick evokes the permanence of the building, while the copper-aluminum alloy…

Forfatterhuset Kindergarten by COBE

By : lau | 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 : lau | 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 : lau | 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 : lau | 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 : lau | 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 : lau | 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 : lau | 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…

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