The building sits in a residential neighborhood with strict building regulations that forced the architects to stick to acceptable geometry and materials. It is designed to become a “third teacher” with a flexible learning environment. Using a design strategy that accentuates fluidity, the architects created a variety of spaces and established the connection between interior and exterior spaces.
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In order to comply with building regulations and still come up with an interesting design solution, the team used standard materials in an interesting way. This attitude resulted in a configuration of different scales and sequences of folds andpatterns. They also integrated the existing 1950s pitched roof into the design to facilitate solar energyand rainwater harvesting.
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Photos by Miguel de Guzmán