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

The school is located near the flowing Koralbadet Harbour Baths and explicitly designed to feel open to the surrounding city. Also featuring special-subject classrooms on the ground floor that are open to the neighborhood past school hours, there is little
 
The school is located near the flowing Koralbadet Harbour Baths and explicitly designed to feel open to the surrounding city. Also featuring special-subject classrooms on the ground floor that are open to the neighborhood past school hours, there is little doubt that the Sydhavn Skole will succeed as a natural neighborhood hub. It broke ground only weeks ago, so expect to see more photos of this innovative school late next year.

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 XenoSilvano June 16, 2011 at 2:41 pm

    That stair way looks a little dangerous.

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