Domingos Sequeira Secondary School / BFJ Arquitectos

Domingos Sequeira Secondary School / BFJ Arquitectos

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Text description provided by the architects. The modernization of the Domingos Sequeira Secondary School in Leiria is part of the secondary school modernization program promoted by Parque Escolar - EPE, and can be resumed in the following operations:

Domingos Sequeira Secondary School / BFJ Arquitectos - Windows, Facade
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Construction of a new building, which will function as the new school entrance, taking advantage of its location and configuration to serve as a connection between the existing buildings. This new block will incorporate common spaces, allowing for a greater integration and interaction between the various school users, thus creating a new centrality.

Domingos Sequeira Secondary School / BFJ Arquitectos - Chair
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Apart from the administrative and executive spaces, this building will include the new library and resource center and other support spaces for the schooling community such as a convenience store, the copy centre, the students’ association and a snack bar that will complement the current cafeteria.

Domingos Sequeira Secondary School / BFJ Arquitectos - Windows, Facade
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The school's central atrium is a large space with natural light, serving as a meeting point for the entire school community. Spatial features are enhanced by the paintings produced by the school students.

Domingos Sequeira Secondary School / BFJ Arquitectos - Beam, Windows
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Remodeling the existing buildings in order to enhance their spatial and construction qualities, ensuring the fulfillment of the current demands in terms of comfort, security and accessibility.

Domingos Sequeira Secondary School / BFJ Arquitectos - Facade
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Building of a new covered sports field, including support facilities (shower, change-rooms and support spaces).

Remodeling of the school’s exterior areas and detachment between pedestrian accessibility and automobile parking zones.

Domingos Sequeira Secondary School / BFJ Arquitectos - Wood, Brick, Facade
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

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Address:Bernardo Campos Pereira, José Amaral Pólvora, Francisco Amaral Pólvora

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Cite: "Domingos Sequeira Secondary School / BFJ Arquitectos" 11 Apr 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/125897/domingos-sequeira-secondary-school-bfj-arquitectos> ISSN 0719-8884

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