AD Round Up: Kindergarten Part IV

AD Round Up: Kindergarten Part IV

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…)

KIGA / AllesWirdGut Architektur The compact building block is situated at the upper north area of the plot. The north corner of the mainly 1-storey high kinder- garden rises up into a second floor annex to correspond with the surrounding building heights and to cover the entrance area. Here we can find a parking lot which can also be read as front-yard. This yard extends through the foyer and continues as covered playground towards the main garden (read more…)

Anansi Playground Building / Mulders vandenBerk Architecten Mulders vandenBerk Architecten of Amsterdam designed this playground building in a park in Utrecht, the Netherlands, with a Corian façade engraved with images of fairytales from around the world. The idea of the building is to excite and stimulate curiosity and creativity of the children (read more…)

Nursery School in Covolo / C+S Associati Immersed amongst the vineyards and wheat fields, their rows tracing the memories of ancient crops, where space is marked rhythmically by the stakes supporting vine shoots and loses its colourful third dimension at the moment of ploughing time, is the small plot that hosts the nursery school in Covolo (read more…)

Epinay Nursery School / BP Architectures The nursery is located in the town of Épinay-sous-Sénart (near Paris) on the edge of a typical 1970s estate made up of 5-storey linear buildings and ‘small’ 12-storey tower blocks naturally characterized by tall, massive and rectangular features. These somewhat homogeneous buildings delimit the communal landscaped open spaces that appear overwhelmed by rendered concrete masonry. Recently refurbished, the estate projects a relatively calm image despite its rough social reality (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Kindergarten Part IV" 14 Sep 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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