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Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Vietnam Architecture News - Feb 25, 2020 - 14:42   16100 views

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Hanoi-based architecture firm 1+1>2 International Architecture Jsc has designed a kindergarten and primary school composed of a complexity of multi-colored hipped roofs in Hoa Binh province in Vietnam.

Named Da Hop Kindergarten and Primary School, the 2,200-square-metre school complex was designed according to thermal comfort of the rooms, with friendliness design and harmony with culture, nature and people. 

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

The overall complexity is derived from interesting diverse spaces and the classrooms overlooking the surrounding mountains, where children can freely explore and experience surprises, increasing joy when go to school.

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

As the architects explain, "the priority being for young children to learn while playing, the design focuses on the movement with the blocks interlocking with the rhythm, connected by a covered bridge corridor, convenient and safe for children movement." 

The school, set on square plans, includes many versatile spaces: practice rooms, skill rooms, theaters, 4-season swimming pools, indoor and outdoor stadiums, aquatic gardens - interwoven with playgrounds and lawns, which meet the comprehensive development needs of children.

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

The main axis in the North-South direction optimizes ventilation and natural lighting. The building has multi-colored eco-roof insulation, noise-proof, combined with rainwater gutters, making use of watering plants in the school yard. 

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Along with solutions to increase room comfort: the sun-blocking layer on the main face of the South; the balcony with openings in the West and Northwest cover the sun and wind effectively. Un-burnt bricks minimize heat transfer as well as increase sound absorption and noise reduction.

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Architects and clients’ wish is to create a cozy home for nurturing children. Growing up in a familiar, friendly context, these kids are experienced "gradual memories", slowly entering their soul throughout the school journey, developing loves for their homeland and the spirituality in place.

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

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Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

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Multi-colored hipped roofs form this kindergarten and primary school in Vietnam

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Project facts

Project name: Da Hop Kindergarten and Primary School

Architects: 1+1>2 International Architecture Jsc

Location: Hoa Binh, Vietnam

Size: 2,200m2

Date: 2019 

All images © Hiroyuki Oki

All drawings © 1+1>2 International Architecture Jsc

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