Paul Quernec Considers Impact of Design in Education #makereducation
Interesting read on work from French architects that consider’s design’s effect on education, from designboom.
constructed in saint-denis, france, paul le quernec architects has designed the ‘niki de saint-phalle – petits cailloux’ education complex. the clover-shaped building houses a nursery and primary school that were developed considering the different ways of teaching these institutions conduct: children entering the school in diapers and leaving it knowing arithmetics, science, geography and how to read, perfectly illustrates how huge the gap is between these two aspects of schooling. the architectural concept was based on the human brain and its two hemispheres, that although symmetrical, are not identical due to their distinct vital functions.
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