More by NEXT architects
© mimoa© mimoa© mimoa
More kindergarten projects
© mimoa© mimoa© mimoa
More education projects
© mimoa© mimoa© mimoa
More projects in Amsterdam
© mimoa© mimoa© mimoa
More from next-architects
© mimoa© mimoa© mimoa

Hestia Daycare Centre

Not rated yet
log in to rate!
NEXT architects
 
location Amsterdam
function education, kindergarten
contributed by next-architects

This building was designed like a city. At the Hestia Children’s Centre children go on a voyage of discovery and can explore new places every day. This ties in with the Hestia centre’s approach to educating children, which is based on the idea that they already possess knowledge and skills that can be developed in a playful way. To that end, the centre has been built as a conglomeration of interconnected spaces. In this building you can wander from large spaces to small ones and from high areas to low ones, just like in a real city. Thanks to the centre’s large glass walls, it gets a lot of daylight. The transparency at the children’s eye level provides a feeling of continuity between the spaces. The outdoor areas also form part of this indoor city. This was achieved by treating the indoor and outdoor spaces as if they were the same. They form one big integrated ensemble and interact effortlessly, giving the children’s curiosity free rein.

RSS
(0)
Comments
ADD COMMENT
We prefer you log in when posting a comment.
No MIMOA account? Register here!
Name:
You can ad links, video's and even use some HTML!
SUBMIT
show all projects
full size map
Facts
Hestia Daycare Centre
Address
Uiterwaardenstraat 542
Netherlands
https://hestiakinderopvang.nl/hestia-rivieren
buurt/
Found incorrect or incomplete information?
Let us know! Have better images?
Email them to us
ADD NEW PROJECT