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“Nursery Fields Forever” Reconnects Early Childhood Education with Nature

12:00 - 21 February, 2016
“Nursery Fields Forever” Reconnects Early Childhood Education with Nature, Exterior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Jonathan Lazar
Exterior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Jonathan Lazar

Winner of the AWR International Ideas Competition to design a new nursery school, “Nursery Fields Forever” reimagines what nursery schools could be like. Designed by a team from Italy, composed of Gabriele Capobianco, Edoardo Capuzzo Dolcetta, Jonathan Lazar, and Davide Troiani, the entry refutes the modern notion of shaping a child’s perception of the world based solely on urban environments, accepting children as being inherently curious naturalists. This trait is stimulated and guided to create a unique educational approach, holistically combining nature and food cultivation into its curriculum.

Kita Göttingen / Despang Architekten

19:00 - 7 March, 2013
© Jochen Stüber
© Jochen Stüber

Architects: Despang Architekten Location: Göttingen, Germany Architects In Charge: Günther Despang/Martin Despang Project Architects: Philip Hogrebe/Jörg Steveker Area: 512 sqm Year: 2010 Photographs: Jochen Stüber, Olaf Baumann

© Jochen Stüber © Olaf Baumann © Jochen Stüber © Olaf Baumann +28

AD Round Up: Kindergartens Part IX

17:00 - 20 September, 2012
© Kurumata Tamotsu
© Kurumata Tamotsu

AD Round Up: Kindergarten Part IV

19:00 - 14 September, 2010

For our fourth selection of previously featured Kindergartens we have five amazing projects from Europe. Check them all after the break!

Lucinahaven Toulov Childcare / CEBRA The kindergarten is divided into 6 small sections each with its own graphic theme. These sections form a geometric hexagonal system, which together form a daisy. The yellow centre of the daisy is the kindergarten’s central activity room. Attached to the centre are the petals housing the staff rooms and 6 group rooms – 2 in each hexagon (read more…)