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MAKINGspace2010 AWARD for the Scarab School

Architecture News - Oct 26, 2010 - 13:37   4485 views


The school has given a social place for the local young people to gather while they learn and has enabled them to build a social environment and local identity. The ‘Transportable Classroom’, allows learning to take place anywhere and has given these nomadic people easier access to learning opportunities. Each pupil has a wooden board, which serves as a writing desk, seat and table and has a pocket to store pens and books. It is a seat/table/school bag in one. All you need is a teacher then school can begin.

This project was felt to ‘challenge our idea of learning space’, and was considered ‘fantastic, innovative, well adapted to the culture’.