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Salottobuono > projects > KINDERGARTEN
"Instead of a large building for childhood we propose a children’s city. A micro-urbanization made by solid and empty spaces, enclosed and open air areas in the nature…

Fragmentation: The total surface required is distributed in single pavilions. These tiny units better relate to the dimension of the first small form of society that the child finds in the section. Instead of gravitating around a central enclosed space of distribution, the pavilions institute delicate relationships of proximity and distance, mitigating the impact of the building through a recognizable urban form…

Every class is an autonomous section, provided with all the equipment to be a self-sufficient pavillion. It hosts all the necessary facilities for a small community of 30 children and their assistants"
kindergarten  schooldesign  autonomy  classroom  classrooms  education  lcproject  schools  tcsnmy  saluttobuono 
march 2011 by robertogreco
Salottobuono > projects > THE LEARNING CLOUD
"Education has often been intended as a social emancipatory tool by which previous social structures can be questioned. As the amount considered necessary to learn increased, so the edu system became increasingly compartmented. Formal & specialized education for the minority will become even more particularized & compartmented, requiring specific structures & facilities, which can be hosted in a circumscribed area as the Loop.

Learning has always taken place throughout life, independent of any peculiar educational structure. Due to the "One country, two systems" policy, learning in btwn Hong Kong & Shenzhen can’t be just a matter of study or curiosity, but has much to do w/ the notion of border, crossing, & the related difficulty to move & to know what’s behind the fence.

By instituting in HK’s boundary closed area a net of sprawled light structures hosting students from all ages, from K to uni. Education & learning for the ‘cross-boundary students’ here could…"
saluttobuono  thelearningcloud  china  shenzen  hongkong  policy  learning  agesegregation  compartmentalization  boundaries  borders  society  education  formal  informal  lifelonglearning  interdisciplinary  multidisciplinary  crossdisciplinary  specialization  generalists  curiosity  unschooling  deschooling  specialists 
march 2011 by robertogreco

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