The College on Islands Brygge / C.F. Møller
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Between Islands Brygge, the Port of Copenhagen, and Amager Commons, the College on Islands Brygge is constructed for center faculty pupils, with a particular give attention to eating regimen and motion. The varsity’s particular focus allows pupils to narrate theoretical educating with bodily, sensory, and experience-based studying. This kind of studying has given form to New Islands Brygge College.
The constructing takes its triangular form from the adjoining metropolis, port, and commons, which every serves as inspiration for the selection of supplies and colours.
Since meals is a key factor of the varsity’s id, the eating corridor is the central room. The double-high-ceilinged eating corridor is not only the canteen, but in addition the hub which interconnects all the faculty’s capabilities. This makes the eating corridor the gathering level the place pupils can meet throughout the varsity’s many actions.
Since motion is one other focus space for the varsity, it will be significant that the varsity’s structure stimulates bodily exercise and play. That is achieved particularly by the constructing’s dynamic spiraling design which, with a staircase motif, points an invite as much as the varsity’s lively rooftop space. The roof panorama offers entry to a number of of the varsity’s capabilities in order that pupils can take a enjoyable and lively shortcut throughout the roof. The highest a part of the roof is the sports activities space, with ample alternative for bodily exercise on the operating observe, within the parkour space, or within the enclosed ball pitch.
The varsity’s inside and out of doors areas are designed to be in shut contact with one another. Every class, due to this fact, has direct entry to the rooftop panorama, whereas the varsity’s pure science space is linked to a rooftop zone with a biology backyard, a hothouse for physics and chemistry, and gardens which are utilized in cookery classes.