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  5. Joly&Loiret
  6. 2013
  7. Les Trois Mondes School Group / Joly&Loiret

Les Trois Mondes School Group / Joly&Loiret

  • 01:00 - 4 November, 2013
Les Trois Mondes School Group / Joly&Loiret
© Luc Boegly
© Luc Boegly
  • Architects

  • Location

    Rue Xavier Arsène-Henry, 33300 Bordeaux, France
  • Architect in Charge

    erge Joly, Paul-Emmanuel Loiret
  • Area

    5020.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly + 40

  • Contractor

    Ville de Bordeaux
© Luc Boegly
© Luc Boegly

Text description provided by the architects. The school group includes a day care centre, a pre-school and a primary school, each on its own level with its own playground and waiting area, and a visual connection to the others. The primary school forecourt is on the ground floor. The pre-school and day care centre are accessed via a ramp which accommodates bikes and prams.

© Luc Boegly
© Luc Boegly

The pre-school playground

The ground floor is the primary school, earth. It is the “geological and topographical layer” with a connection to the mineral world. An argilo-calcareous stone base from the Gironde region occupies the centre of the playground.

© Luc Boegly
© Luc Boegly

The first floor is pre-school, the forest. It is the “biological layer”, designed to experience and discover the self and others. Hideouts and cabins abound.

© Luc Boegly
© Luc Boegly

The second floor is the day care centre, the sky. It is the “atmospheric layer", with its luminous, nuanced and translucent ambiance.

© Luc Boegly
© Luc Boegly

The school group, located at the heart of the Ginko sustainable neighbourhood in Bordeaux, is aligned with the surrounding facades and is in keeping with the size of other buildings in the area (three storeys). The school group is surrounded by green areas which provide continuity with the ZAC Ginko’s landscaped spaces.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Les Trois Mondes School Group / Joly&Loiret" 04 Nov 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/444112/les-trois-mondes-school-group-joly-and-loiret/> ISSN 0719-8884
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