school nurtures individuality of students as well as a sense of belonging to
specific society. It provides the latest knowledge and skills as well as the
awareness of history and tradition.
is an institution that should introduce students with life In urban society and
systems of further education.
school building as one of the main tools for acquiring these goals, should
provide adequate space for teaching as well as space for controlled interaction
between the students and the city. We
believe that public spaces of school should be parts of the city that are coexisting
with the local community.
school building is therefore a space for culture, art, science, sport and
public interaction that should represent the community and people to which it
school building is organized strictly hierarchically in order to facilitate
successfully such a large number of people and activities. It is divided
(roughly speaking) in two large parts:
public space, and classrooms
space is orientated towards the city and parts of it could be isolated from the
rest of the school In order to be used by a local community even during the
school day. We have designed this space as open and fluid, as multifunctional
and flexible place for social interaction and representation.
is consisted out of three main zones:
conference hall + library, and media room, sports hall, canteen (with
collapsible auditorium for special occasions), display of school history and
hall for performances public lectures and display of student’s work;
2. main reception – lobby;
strip of horizontal and vertical communications that connects different public
spaces with classrooms. It also divides the total number of classrooms in three
parts allowing us to reduce the height oh the building.
are set up in three fingers coming out of the main hall (“terminal”) at right
angle. They are lifted of the ground level, to distance from the fuss of the
school yard and to provide shade and more open space for sports and play.
organizational structure can be expanded or reduced in accordance to ever
changing conditions of urban life.