Helen Morgan

PEGS School: Renovated Australian Academy Features a Striking Silver Facade

by , 01/23/12
filed under: Architecture, gallery

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McBride Charles Ryan designed the PEGS Junior Boys School to integrate into its surrounding neighborhood. The school was originally housed within a singe renovated mansion, and as it grew it began to incorporate the houses that surrounded it. The studio sought to create an imaginative space for encouraging creative young minds.

The ground floor classrooms are arranged around northern courtyards and are decorated in rich earth tones, whereas the first-floor rooms provide a calmer atmosphere. Each room is carefully designed to suit a different purpose, creating a dynamic and interesting environment for the school’s pupils.

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  1. Stephanie Caloprato February 10, 2012 at 3:56 am

    I was thinking about HaliC s comment about the way the people in tent city decorated and organized their tents.

  2. brittarthur February 7, 2012 at 6:07 am

    You can check out the documentary about McBride Charles Ryan here:
    https://www.facebook.com/LifeArchitecturally

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