Skyline-inspired Façade of Dallas Brooks Community Primary School in Australia by McBride Charles Ryan

Australian firm McBride Charles Ryan designed the Dallas Brooks Community Primary School in Melbourne with a stripy and skyline-inspired façade. The firm brought together three existing primary schools in the suburb of Dallas, which is one of Melbourne’s most deprived neighborhoods and home to a multiracial community with roots in Turkey, Iraq, Lebanon and Sudan. The design was based on a concept of walled cities that the architects felt would [...]

 

Interesting Gooyesh Language Institute in Iran by Ali Karbaschi

Iranian architect Ali Karbaschi has designed this interesting Gooyesh Language Institute in Isfahan, Iran with different letters carved out all over the structure. The school is a non-profit, non-governmental educational system that was established in 1994 in response to an increasing demand for language learning. It currently holds a reputation for excellence in language education that boasts for being a “must visit” learning center for any educator, the public or [...]

 

The School That 'Listens' by Jessop and Cook Architects

Jessop and Cook Architects have designed the St Mary’s Infant School located in Church Green, Witney, Oxfordshire, UK. Completed in 2013, this 163 square meter warm and hospital learning center was designed using the relation approach and listening, listening and more listening.  Description by Jessop and Cook Architects:  We enjoy working with our clients, other consultants and contractors. We aim to pass on that enjoyment so that the process of designing [...]

 

Adorably Welcoming 2Day Languages by Masquespacio

Spanish design studio Masquespacio was commissioned to design the interiors of a new language school in Valencia, Spain. The ‘2Day Languages’ is a fusion of neoclassical architecture and and modern decoration.   [via contemporist]

 

Fun Slides Inside a University

German artists Johannes Brunner and Raimund Ritz introduces giant slides inside Technische Universitat in Munich, Germany. Word of warning though, ‘By using this slide, you forfeit all rights to sue us.’   [via helablog]

 

Container Classroom

Limited means and budget did not stop the Safmarine Container project in South Africa from successfully building a good space for teaching. The Vissershok Container Classroom, sponsored by three SA companies- Woolworths, Safmarine and AfriSam, is a 12m recycled container converted into an independent classroom for 25 Grade R (age 5-6) pupils. Located in the picturesque Durbanville wine valley, Vissershok Primary School is a rural school where most pupils are children of farm [...]