FS Kindergarten and Nursery
January 21, 2021
This is a school for 76 children, which is built in the playground of a former facility. Under the characteristic big roof, the architects selected natural materials for the walls, floorings and ceilings.
Blurring the boundaries
In the dining area, children can have their meals in proximity of natural light and wind, thanks to the full-length doors that provide a link to the outside. A large glass window is used as a division, offering the children a connection to the kitchen to pique their curiosity about food preparation, as well as to be able to communicate with the chefs.
There are many interactive spaces for the children to explore and carry out their daily activities. In the atelier space, they can create artworks without worrying about making the floorings dirty. Full-length windows stimulate their creativity with a connection to nature.
|Project Name||FS Kindergarten and Nursery|
|Location||Usa, Oita, Japan|
|Completed date||March 2020|
|Site area||1983.97 square metres|
|Building area||608.70 square metres|
|Total floor area||664.93 square metres|
|Design team||HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro + KIDS DESIGN LABO|
|Photo credit||Toshinari Soga (studio BAUHAUS)|