Gallery: PEGS School: Renovated Australian Academy Features a Striking ...

 
Situated on a residential street in Essendon, Australia, the PEGS Junior Boys School is a striking modern building with a monolithic facade that stands out as a cloud-like silhouette against the sky. Designed by award-winning architecture studio McBride Charles Ryan, the project renovated an aging mansion on a hill into a unique school with a shining silver facade that makes it appear as if the entire building has been sliced straight through the middle. The modern renovation makes excellent use of daylight and features a unique natural cooling system that draws in air from the south and expels it via a thermal chimney.

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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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