the site’s limited perimeter required the architects to build a multistory space. to connect the structure with the surrounding city, the street-facing facade is dotted with colorful, projecting window frames. the simple, house-like forms of the window bays were inspired by the elementary, block-house model often drawn by children. this form, universally recognized by the young and old is directly implemented into masahiko fujimori’s design for the new learning space, but reworked and reinterpreted to create a more complex design — fulfilling the school’s programs, but also maintain the comfort of the home.
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