Faculty Campus DOS / SHIBUKAWA EDER Architects
Textual content description supplied by the architects. The varsity is an easy, distinct, south-facing terraced constructing that steps down each two tales. There are spacious terraces on each second ground instantly linked to the school rooms and recreation areas with massive home windows. The terraced southern façade creates a panorama design along with the promenade and the outside playground on the bottom ground. In distinction, the northern façade has smaller home windows to keep away from noise from the railway that runs alongside the north aspect of the positioning. By arranging the three gymnasiums parallel to the railway, a quiet and secure space for kids and neighbors was created across the entrance halls and promenade on the south aspect.
To be able to combine the topographical scenario the skin entrance space is split into two predominant ranges. The 2-story lobby is clear and visually linked to this outdoors communication space. The doorway on the bottom ground is for the general public to entry the multipurpose corridor and gymnasiums within the night and on weekends. The higher entrance is used as the primary entrance for the entire college. Two predominant staircases within the lobby supply vertical connection. Cafeterias, artistic rooms, and huge open studying areas are positioned within the middle of the constructing between the clusters on each ground to encourage communication throughout the constructing.
The varsity Campus has house for 1,100 youngsters together with kindergarten, elementary and center college, and music college. The campus was deliberate based mostly on the Metropolis of Vienna’s new “Campus Plus” mannequin, which goals to combine youngsters of varied ages and consists of youngsters with particular academic wants into one cluster and promotes mutual studying amongst youngsters. Within the cluster, multi-purpose areas of varied sizes are discovered between lecture rooms to create completely different areas for kids to study, eat, play, and relax. The clusters are additionally designed to be as open and clear as attainable. Visible connections by many home windows across the lecture rooms assist youngsters’s communication. The clusters don’t have any lifeless ends. Across the cores of restrooms, wardrobes, and the kitchen, youngsters can run round to seek out pals and actions.
The south-facing façade has large eaves and inexperienced curtains to counteract summer time overheating; these are built-in with the handrails to create a porch-like house in between the outside and indoor areas the place youngsters can take pleasure in completely different actions.