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  7. Fonte de Angeão School / Miguel Marcelino

Fonte de Angeão School / Miguel Marcelino

  • 05:00 - 8 June, 2015
Fonte de Angeão School / Miguel Marcelino
Fonte de Angeão School / Miguel Marcelino, © José Campos
© José Campos

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  • Collaborators

    Pedro Dourado, José Figueiredo (acoustics), António Portugal (fire safety), Andreia Florentino (mural illustrations)
  • Structural Engineering

    Betar (José Venâncio)
  • Plumbing Engineering

    Ana Luísa Ferreira
  • Electrical Engineering

    Fernando Carvalho Araújo
  • Mechanical Engineering

    António Lopes do Rego
  • Landscape Design

    FC Arquitectura Paisagista
  • General Contractor

  • Phases

    2008 (open competition, 1st prize), 2009-2010 (project), 2011-2014 (construction)
  • Gross Volume

    10.963 m3
  • Building Footprint

    2.885 m2
  • Site Area

    15.678 m2
  • Client

    Municipality of Vagos
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© José Campos
© José Campos

Text description provided by the architects. The school setting allows a close relationship with nature, located in the countryside, the new primary school + kindergarten is surrounded by beautiful adult trees.

© José Campos
© José Campos

The proposal explores the relations between inside and outside through two systems that will define the spatial organization of the school: in the classrooms, an atmosphere of concentration is sought, so the large windows open to gaps, like private courtyards, providing controlled natural light and diagonal views to the surroundings. In the common zones the opposite happens: direct and frontal views, large perspective fields in all directions as well as plenty of natural light in the corridors.

© José Campos
© José Campos
Floor Plan
Floor Plan
© José Campos
© José Campos

There is no separation between structure, architecture and building services. The structure is at once architecture and its material is the actual finish. Pipes and cable trays are not hidden and most of ventilation and cooling is done through semi-passive systems.

© José Campos
© José Campos

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Cite: "Fonte de Angeão School / Miguel Marcelino" 08 Jun 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
© José Campos

Fonte de Angeão小学 / Miguel Marcelino