School Campus DOS / SHIBUKAWA EDER Architects
Textual content material description provided by the architects. The varsity is a straightforward, distinct, south-facing terraced establishing that steps down every two tales. There are spacious terraces on every second floor immediately linked to the college rooms and recreation areas with huge dwelling home windows. The terraced southern façade creates a panorama design together with the promenade and the skin playground on the underside floor. In distinction, the northern façade has smaller dwelling home windows to avoid noise from the railway that runs alongside the north side of the positioning. By arranging the three gymnasiums parallel to the railway, a quiet and safe area for teenagers and neighbors was created throughout the doorway halls and promenade on the south side.
To have the ability to mix the topographical state of affairs the pores and skin entrance area is cut up into two predominant ranges. The two-story foyer is obvious and visually linked to this outdoor communication area. The doorway on the underside floor is for most people to entry the multipurpose hall and gymnasiums throughout the evening and on weekends. The upper entrance is used as the first entrance for the whole faculty. Two predominant staircases throughout the foyer provide vertical connection. Cafeterias, inventive rooms, and large open finding out areas are positioned throughout the center of the establishing between the clusters on every floor to encourage communication all through the establishing.
The varsity Campus has home for 1,100 kids along with kindergarten, elementary and heart faculty, and music faculty. The campus was deliberate based mostly totally on the Metropolis of Vienna’s new “Campus Plus” model, which targets to mix kids of assorted ages and consists of children with explicit educational needs into one cluster and promotes mutual finding out amongst kids. Throughout the cluster, multi-purpose areas of assorted sizes are found between lecture rooms to create fully completely different areas for teenagers to review, eat, play, and calm down. The clusters are moreover designed to be as open and clear as attainable. Seen connections by many dwelling home windows throughout the lecture rooms help kids’s communication. The clusters don’t have any lifeless ends. Throughout the cores of restrooms, wardrobes, and the kitchen, kids can run spherical to hunt out buddies and actions.
The south-facing façade has massive eaves and inexperienced curtains to counteract summer season overheating; these are built-in with the handrails to create a porch-like home in between the skin and indoor areas the place kids can have the benefit of fully completely different actions.