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Reggio School / Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation

December 1, 2022 Paula Pintos 0

The design of Reggio School is based on the idea that architectural environments can arouse in children a desire for exploration and inquiry. In this way, the building is thought of as a complex ecosystem that makes it possible for students to direct their own education through a process of self-driven collective experimentation— following pedagogical ideas that Loris Malaguzzi and parents in the Italian city of Reggio nell’Emilia developed to empower children’s capacity to deal with unpredictable challenges and potentials.

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Quzhou Xinhua No. 2 Primary School / LYCS Architecture

November 30, 2022 Collin Chen 0

Quzhou Xinhua No. 2 Primary School, designed by LYCS Architecture, has officially opened recently. The project was constructed in accordance with the latest “Standardized Schools for Compulsory Education in Zhejiang Province” with the highest standard. The GFA of the school is approximately 37,182 sqm, allowing 48 classes open at the same time. Located in the rapidly developing Quzhou Smart New Town, the school is surrounded by residential areas on its south, north, and west sides, and connects to the Xincheng Cultural and Educational District in the east where Quzhou Jingcai High School and Quzhou No. 1 Middle School are located. Our Xinhua No.2 Primary School extends into the residential area like a “peninsula”.

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Castanheiras Arena in Santana de Parnaiba / Estúdio Trópico

November 30, 2022 Pilar Caballero 0

In 2018 a Master Plan has been developed by the Andrade Morettin office, aimed at guiding the Escola Castanheiras growth for the next five years and those debates gave rise to a program involving the first school enlargement stage: a multi-sport court, a refectory aimed at supplying 700 daily meals and rooms for arts, music and theater classes.

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People’s Architecture Office completes blue-toned makeover of Fuqiang school

November 28, 2022 Amy Frearson 0

Vivid shades of blue and turquoise characterise this school in Shenzhen, China, which has been overhauled by People’s Architecture Office to offer more creative forms of learning. Beijing-based People’s Architecture Office (PAO) has reorganised and extended Fuqiang Elementary School to expand the range of facilities and create more outdoor teaching spaces. The design, called Learning Terraces,

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Tempo Almafuerte School Intervention / Además arquitectura

November 28, 2022 Andreas Luco 0

Tempo. “Relative speed with which the action happens”. It is an intervention for a school in a precarious environment, inserted in the Buenos Aires suburbs. The 9 de Abril neighborhood in the province of Buenos Aires. The order is made by the family that manages the school, for which it requires us to provide a solution for access to some classrooms on the upper level. Although the requirement was a ladder; the access point and relationship with the main courtyard of all levels of the school, triggered multiple opportunities for us.

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Yokohama International School / TAISEI DESIGN Planners Architects & Engineers + Kengo Kuma & Associates

November 23, 2022 Hana Abdel 0

A “One School” design encouraging interaction and diverse education for children aged 3 to 18 years. Yokohama International School was the second school in the world to use the word  “ international” in its name. Originally founded in 1924, it is a co-educational school with approximately 750 students from 54 countries, from Early Childhood Education to Grade 12, and employs over 120 faculty and staff.

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KTA Brugge Technical School / Planomatic architecture + Radermacher & Schoffers Architekten

November 20, 2022 Valeria Silva 0

The project to add a new wing to the KTA technical school in Bruges was obtained through a competition within the ‘Scholen van Morgen’ (Schools of Tomorrow) Flemish school infrastructure investment program. The brief was to design a new functional building in order to house 4 departments (automotive bodywork, interior decoration, woodworking, construction) that were previously located in the Bruges city center.

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Divya Shanthi School & Campus Upgrades / Flying Elephant Studio

November 19, 2022 Bianca Valentina Roșescu 0

Divya Shanthi Christian Association & Trust added this multi-program building facility as an extension to its school and children’s home campus, located in a low-income neighborhood of Bangalore city. The architectural intent was to synthesize a complex design brief into a pleasant, comfortable living environment – but also to form a coherent neighborhood landmark that exudes positivity and optimism, emerging as a beacon of hope.

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Localworks builds irregularly shaped classrooms with earthbags for school in Uganda

November 13, 2022 Amy Peacock 0

Design and build studio Localworks has created the Mustardseed Junior School in Uganda with organically shaped classrooms built from natural and locally sourced materials. The 1,146-square-metre building, located in the town of Sentema, is used as both a kindergarten and primary school for local children. According to Kampala-based Localworks, all materials used to construct it

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