the world's most visited architecture website
i

Sign up now and start saving and organizing your favorite architecture projects and photos

Sign up now to save and organize your favorite architecture projects

i

Find the most inspiring products for your projects in our Product Catalog.

Find the most inspiring products in our Product Catalog.

i

Get the ArchDaily Chrome Extension and be inspired with every new tab. Install here »

i

All over the world, architects are finding cool ways to re-use run-down old buildings. Click here to see the best in Refurbishment Architecture.

Want to see the coolest refurbishment projects? Click here.

i

Immerse yourself in inspiring buildings with our selection of 360 videos. Click here.

See our immersive, inspiring 360 videos. Click here.

All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
Navigate articles using your keyboard
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Projects
  3. Schools
  4. Brazil
  5. gruposp
  6. 2009
  7. Public School In Votorantin / grupoSP

Public School In Votorantin / grupoSP

  • 00:00 - 2 December, 2010
Public School In Votorantin / grupoSP
Public School In Votorantin / grupoSP, ©  grupoSP
©  grupoSP

©  grupoSP ©  grupoSP ©  grupoSP ©  grupoSP + 21

  • Architects

    grupoSP
  • Location

    Votorantin, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Project Team

    Alvaro Puntoni, Jonathan Davies, João Sodré, Isabel Nassif, Rodrigo Ohtake
  • Area

    3525.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. To design in a site within the city limits enables us to test spatial strategies of occupation and organization that are only possible outside the city of São Paulo: a spread out building open to the landscape. The school was organized on a perpendicular axis to the street. The main program was divided into two blocks vertically articulated by a ramp.

©  grupoSP
©  grupoSP

The designed space creates a visual path: the ramps look to the landscape, the opposite side of the valley, taking full advantage of the topographic situation. The sports block stands at the lower level and allows the didactic block to be in a higher level. Wood panels protect the school against sun and rain and also soften the rigidity of the pre-fabricated elements.

©  grupoSP
©  grupoSP

The building’s desirable organization is due to its location in the city’s periphery.

View the complete gallery

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
About this office
gruposp
Office
Cite: "Public School In Votorantin / grupoSP" 02 Dec 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/93073/public-school-in-votorantin-gruposp/> ISSN 0719-8884
Read comments
Read comments
©  grupoSP

Votorantin公共学校 / grupoSP