Gallery: Green-Roofed Sydhavn School Will Terrace Elegantly Down to Cop...

 
Facing land, the school echoes the mass and scale of the surrounding Sluseholmen neighborhood with a 4-6 story block-like façade.  This is made from materials that create a different aesthetic depending on the viewer's position and the time of day.

Extending into the water, the school and adjacent sports center connect with the harbor like a ship alongside a quay. The buildings open up to the sea with terraces placed at various levels to provide rooftop space for games, gardening and other active recreation. The small vegetable gardens will not only provide a breath of fresh air, but also a chance for children to learn why greens are not gross out in the open.

Special-use rooms such as ones for needlework and woodwork will be placed on the ground floor of the dockyard, ensuring easy access from both the street and the water.  Building projects can be constructed in the schoolyard and then set afloat as soon as the paint is dry.

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  1. XenoSilvano June 16, 2011 at 2:41 pm

    That stair way looks a little dangerous.

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