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Green School / eckertharms Architekten - Innenarchitekten

  • Architects: eckertharms Architekten - Innenarchitekten
  • Location: Mainz, Germany
  • Architects: eckertharms Architekten – Innenarchitekten
  • Directors In Charge: Michael Eckert & Hans Harms
  • Project Team: Jan Staemmler, Andrea Weißer, Lisa Rothstock
  • Client: Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz & Botanischer Garten
  • Budget: 400,000 €
  • Project Year: 2010
  • Photographs: Courtesy of eckertharms architekten - innenarchitekten

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From the architect. The green school was projected to raise people's awareness of the meaning of the biological variety and the importance of their sustainment. This project is a prototype of an educational institution that turns the attention especially on young people.

Courtesy of  eckertharms architekten - innenarchitekten
Courtesy of eckertharms architekten - innenarchitekten

The structure is located in the botanical garden of the johannes gutenberg university in mainz.

The geometry is based on a seedling that turns up its head out of the ground.

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Courtesy of eckertharms architekten - innenarchitekten

White fiber cement boards are covering the facade and act like a screen for changing shadow-motives. The interior lives up to that theme in a more expressive way.

Courtesy of  eckertharms architekten - innenarchitekten
Courtesy of eckertharms architekten - innenarchitekten
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