Kindergarten in Aguas Nuevas / Iterare arquitectos
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Just some kilometers from town of Albacete, in one of many villages constructed within the Sixties by the Spanish Nationwide Institute of Colonization, this distinctive work serves as an annex to the present nursery college in Aguas Nuevas. A vital constructing which varieties are primarily pushed by the few areas it hosts. Subsequently, solely two volumes are concerned within the composition: the primary, narrower and elongated, connects to the prevailing constructing and homes the doorway and repair areas, whereas the second, the principle quantity, rises above the remaining with the only real function of offering kids with a brand new kind of house. An authentic, sudden, and undiscovered place for them to have interaction of their actions.
Therefore, it’s pure that, from a spatial perspective, this classroom turns into probably the most consultant house of the challenge. That´s why its place on the ground plan is ready again from the façade line, positioned in between two courtyards: one on the rear, going through south, for the youngsters to play, and one on the entrance, opening onto the road, permitting vegetation to develop. Its distinctive top, alternatively, provides particular prominence to the inside quantity of this house. A big space flooded with gentle, the place kids, virtually unconsciously, may also observe the play of shadows forged by the constructing on its surfaces. This may be witnessed by way of the 2 massive home windows that exactly seize the ever-changing patterns of the day.
On the façade, in compliance with the setback required by code, the constructing additionally creates a brand new seating space for the village’s residents. A type of public bench the place passersby can relaxation and oldsters can wait for his or her kids.