The educational system is one of the most influential institutions in society in advancing long-term goals

Humans feel needs in their existence during childhood. The effect of these needs is clearly visible in all stages of human maturity, and due to the age and inner characteristics of children, it should be given great importance in the periods of childhood and adolescence. These needs create work motivations and the formation of children's behavior. Providing the basic and important needs of children heals their safety and physical and mental health and provides the paths to reach the goals of education in the educational system and causes the social and personal maturity of children.

• The school environment is a psychological and strategic factor and from
The physical dimension can give a good or bad feeling to the child
transfer Space as an element, including closed inner space,
Open indoor space or play space is an effective element for effective education
• In response to these needs, the design of this elementary school was formed based on the indicators of happy architecture, which are respectively:
• the light:
• Bringing light into the project through the glass wall of the ground floors
• Creating a garden pit on the negative floor
• Glass step box
• Long windows of spaces

• Beauty and readability:
• Use of color in facade and landscape
• Using a special color palette in the facade to create a visual identity
• Creating an attractive and attractive module for the beauty and visual identity of the facade
• Readable and inviting input with backtracking and indicator console
• Handcrafted furniture in every corner with a meaningful design (site/corridors/special space)
• Decreasing the volume in the upper floors creates beautified terraces
• Attractive corridors
• Movement space on the site

• Control and independence:
• Creating a special personal space on the site and inside the project
• Creating terraces by reducing the volume on the upper floors
• Creating small spaces
• Creating a private space in the open air
• Individual play furniture
• Meditation with individual space

• Connection with nature:
• Roof garden and terraces and creation of green view
• Green land site
• Create a path
• Use of plants that stimulate the sense of smell
• Placing pots and plants inside and outside the project
• Garden for planting seeds and plants

• Social interaction and sense of belonging to the place:
• Open plan in the specific spaces of the project related to the approach
• Social furniture
• Small, cozy and interactive space and multi-person meetings
• Game locations
• Observing the human scale by creating a step-by-step volume

Comfort and material:
• Using materials related to nature and senses, such as wood and stone
• Creating shade by designing canopied spaces and projecting volume floors
• Placement of hinges

• Activity and sports:
• Sports spaces on the site
• Motion circulation by designing movement spaces on the site



Educational, Elementary School
Location: Iran, Mashhad, Amin Street
Status: Designed

Architects and Designers: Seyedeh Maryam Mojtabavi, Fatemeh Moghadas

Instructor: Dr. Seyedeh Maryam Mojtabavi (Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Ferdows Institute of Higher Education, Mashhad, Iran)

Under Support of:
Ferdows Institute of Higher Education, Mashhad, Iran


Fatemeh Moghadas