Sanhe Kindergarten in Beijing

Sanhe Kindergarten in Beijing

Designed by Obra Architects Sanhe Kindergarten is configured as a faceted arc following the daily path of the sun. In China it is believed that a child not exposed to enough sunlight will grow up to develop intellectual handicaps.

Gaite Montparnasse in Paris

Gaité Montparnasse in Paris

Construction starts on the urban integration and rooftop extension of a 1970s shopping centre in Paris by MVRDV. The design proposal breaks up the solid, horizontal volume of this mixed-use program.

Fuji Kindergarten

Ring Around a Tree, Fuji Kindergarten, Japan

Design: Tezuka Architects

The annex to Fuji Kindergarten contains English classrooms and a school bus waiting area. A twisting zelkova tree dominates the site and while half of the building is exterior space, the footprint does not define the boundary between outside and in.

Nørrebro Kindergarden Building

Forfatterhuset Kindergarden

Design: COBE, architects – new photos

Forfatterhuset Kindergarden, a new daycare center building in Nørrebro with curved corners, lush roof gardens and a contextual brick facade that gives the building a warm modern feel.

Kindergarten Neuwied

Kindergarten in Neuwied

Design: M+ Architekten/herrmanns-architekten

The new nursery has been built on the site of the existing kindergarten. For this reason, the roof area of the new single storey building is designed as a playground. In keeping with the Montessori pedagogic method, the building is the most important toy.

Clover House

Clover House in Okazaki

Design: MAD architects

MAD architects have completed their first project in Japan, the Clover House kindergarten. Located in the small town of Okazaki, the school’s setting boasts views of the paddy fields and mountains, characteristic of the Aichi Prefecture.