Vrå Kids and Tradition Heart / JAJA Architects
Textual content description offered by the architects. The Vrå Kids and Tradition Centre goes past a traditional faculty constructing. It’s a place that challenges the boundaries between classroom lecturers, extracurricular actions, and group life. Evolving the remoted nature of many conventional colleges, Vrå is simply as a lot a group area for all the city, as it’s for the scholars. Architecturally, by mixing the constructed atmosphere with the encircling panorama, the varsity challenges the connection between constructed and pure.
The areas throughout the faculty are formed by each standard constructing supplies and components of the pure environment, making a cohesive relationship between the constructing and the location. Trunks of the encircling timber turn into slender columns contained in the foyer, the forest ground turns into inside courtyards, and the cover turns into the picket roof construction that encloses the central gathering area. The timber outdoors that envelop the varsity additionally turn into the shading system. Fastidiously chosen deciduous timber present shade in the summertime whereas letting gentle through the winter. Nature and program, constructing and forest, structure and panorama all work together within the Vrå Kids and Tradition Centre to turn into one cohesive entity.
The Panorama and Studying Forest. The panorama is characterised by open grass plains and geometrically deliberate forest components. Collectively, they create a definite spatial differentiation between the cluster of timber and the open areas in between. Impressed by each C.TH Sørensen’s geometric gardens in Herning and the present panorama, we designed the Studying Forest, the Vrå Faculty, and extra geometric panorama components used for leisure studying.
Natural Façade. The forest turns into the second façade of the constructing. Programmed with many various actions in all of the layers of the forest, it creates a residing body for the constructing, altering with the seasons and all through the day. Surrounded by the forest and close by lake, the surface areas are used for instructing in addition to a playground. The inexperienced panorama provides varied methods for the youngsters to play and be taught and set up relationship with nature.