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Gandía’s Experimental Kid University Nurtures Creativity and Six Mulberry Trees in Spain
Posted By Tafline Laylin On September 12, 2012 @ 8:05 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,Design,Gallery,Urban design | No Comments
The Gandía Kid University was organized around and protects six existing white mulberry trees scattered around a central courtyard. All of the learning activities and workshops take place here – in this central natural setting – with the intention of encouraging creativity  among children.
Interior spaces are well-lit  and naturally ventilated and they maintain a visual and close spatial connection with the green courtyard. And finally, the low-lying, 1,075 square meter facility is clad in white ceramic tiles that foster a sense of continuity. Combining learning and nature  as part of any educational program is A-OK with us and we hope the trend will continue!
Via Arch Daily 
Images © Roland Halbe, © Luis Asín
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 learning and nature: http://inhabitat.com/lernort-natur-a-living-growing-garden-center-springs-up-at-berlins-tempelhof-airport/
 Arch Daily: http://www.archdaily.com/271397/kids-university-in-gandia-paredes-pedrosa/
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