Mark Boyer

UID Architects' New Tukusi Nursery School in Hiroshima is Shaped Like a Peanut

by , 07/06/13
filed under: Architecture, Inhabitots

Tsukushi Nursery School, nursery school, peanut-shaped school, Hiroshima, UID Architects

A peanut is a good metaphor for a protective shell that nurtures young life, so it makes sense that UID Architects chose to model the Tukusi Nursery School in Hiroshima after the shape of a peanut. The new structure features large curved walls with no sharp corners, and large windows that fill the learning space with natural light. The building is surrounded with a beautiful garden, where young children are encouraged to explore and connect with nature.

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