This Vietnam's Kindergarten Would Make Any Kid Excited for Class
Out of these great towers of brick emerges an exterior stairwell that weaves in a new narrative, creating moments of escape on sunny days.
The spaces between the stairwells are dissected as if by the outline of a house, creating interesting voids that are filled with light and shadow. internally, navigating the space is just as pleasant -- an open spiral staircase is bookended by the expert masonry that leads downward.
According to kientruc o ‘each floor is arranged in an alternating pattern to enhance vertical interaction, encourage children to be more receptive of their surroundings, and stimulate their inner creativity.‘
Light is an important asset in a learning environment -- it has the ability to energize a class of little kindergarteners and facilitate learning.
The architects take a thoughtful approach toward negotiating light and dark.
The spaces they create have tremendous contrasts, that accentuate the wonderful journey through the school.
According to Curbed, similar to the firm’s House 304, there has been a slew of inventive modern brick houses lately, with several hailing from tropical Vietnam.
Chuon Chuon Kim 2 Kindergarten, is the latest to wow us with a sequel of sorts to a 2015 project also in Ho Chi Minh City, incorporates the same gabled house motif, manifested here in the main structure, entrance, and window openings.