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The Moravia Kindergarten / Alejandro Restrepo Montoya + Javier Castañeda Acero

  • Architects: Alejandro Restrepo Montoya , Javier Castañeda Acero
  • Location: Carrera 57, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
  • Design Team: Javier Castañeda Acero, Alejandro Restrepo Montoya, Edison Bedoya Santamaría, Juan Esteban Parra Henao, Pablo Rico Álvarez, Jorge Andrés Arenas Betancur, Juan David Cerón Betancur, Zulay Andrea Rendón Cardona
  • Area: 950.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Photographs: Sergio Gómez, Juan Felipe Gómez Tobón

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Green Hills Kinder / Broissin Architects

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  • Architects: Broissin Architects
  • Location: Rancho San Juan, Ciudad López Mateos, Mexico
  • Project Architects: Gerardo Broissin, Jose Luís García
  • Design Team: Gabriela Maldonado, Alejandro Rocha, Enrique Guillén, David Suárez, Alfonso Vargas, Rodrigo Jiménez, Mauricio Cristóbal
  • Project Area: 1800.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photography: Courtesy of Broissin Architects

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AD Round Up: Kindergardens Part V

Five great kindergardens in Europe for our fifth selection of previously featured projects. Check them all after the break.

Rosales del Canal Kindergarden / Magén Arquitectos The Kindergarden in Rosales del Canal is located in an area of residential growth in the south-west of Zaragoza. This is the first phase of an educational facility that will be completed with the primary education building. In agreement with the criteria on accessibility and preferably south-facing orientation of teaching spaces, the three buildings – Kindergarten, dining hall/gymnasium and primary – are arranged in a U-shape on the perimeter of the plot (read more…)

AD Round Up: Kindergartens Part III

It’s the place where your little kid will spent most of their time outside your house. Shouldn’t it be nice? Here’s our third selection of previously featured kindergartens. Check them all after the break! Medo Brundo Kindergarten / njiric+ arhitekti How to design a kindergarten on a too small plot ? What if the plot is overshadowed by a massive nine-story block on it’s south side ? What if the plot is surrounded by the heavy traffic? The kindergarten is initially conceived as a single-story mat building – compact, introverted, autocatalytic, with clearly defined borders. Due to the context, the mat is pushed away from the shadow and folded up towards the sun (read more…)

AD Round Up: Kindergardens Part II

Probably, the first place outside our homes where we spend a large time of the day. So to finish this week’s Round Up, we bring you our second part of previously featured Kindergardens. See the first part here.

AD Round Up: Kindergardens Part I

Our first step in educational backgrounds. It’s where we cry during our first day and probably where we make our very first best friend. Maybe, one of the most important places in our eary years. So to start this week of Round Up, we bring you our previoulsy featured Kindergardens.