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4 Nurseries / Schemaa

  • 01:00 - 4 August, 2014
4 Nurseries / Schemaa
4 Nurseries / Schemaa, © Sébastien Andréi
© Sébastien Andréi

© Sébastien Andréi © Sébastien Andréi © Sébastien Andréi © Sébastien Andréi + 18

Text description provided by the architects. The 4 Nurseries project has been designed into a former printing shop. They are specific by a game of playful shapes and colors. This completes the project at several levels:

© Sébastien Andréi
© Sébastien Andréi

The adaptation to the existing building:

Angles and curves integrate the structural elements that have been preserved. They contribute to the fluidity of inner spaces.

© Sébastien Andréi
© Sébastien Andréi

The functionality:

The colors of the vertical forms extend to the floor and ceiling to highlight functional areas: waiting space in the lobby, bedrooms, changing rooms, kitchens and dining areas. Each living space is integrated into two colored volumes.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The created ambiences:

The alternation of colored shapes and light breaks create a rhythm that animates the circulation and the access to the nurseries. Day light changes generate moving colors and reflections and introduce a dynamic atmosphere. The bay-windows allow seeing the volume extension inside the inner living spaces and open views to the garden outside. The project generate a fun environment proper to the cognitive perceptual children' development.

© Sébastien Andréi
© Sébastien Andréi

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Cite: "4 Nurseries / Schemaa" 04 Aug 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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