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ARCHITECTURE FOR KIDS: NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE

11/26/2016,

Our cousins Marta and Carlos surprised us  with a great gift for our kids: CubicFun Neuschwanstein Castle (part of their World’s Great Architecture Collection)  This  3d construction kit is a replica of the Neuschwanstein castle located in Bavaria (Germany) .   Today Neuschwanstein is one of the most popular of all the palaces and castles […]

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Inspiration, Travel

JERUSALEM & ARCHITECTURE: THE TREEHOUSE AT THE RUTH YOUTH WING FOR ART EDUCATION

06/29/2016,

Every child’s dream is to have a great treehouse or tree fort.  A tree house combines all things that children love: outdoors, adventure, imaginative play, trees, climbing, fun…Today we discover the most extraordinary treehouse that combines all these elements with architecture, art and design. We travel to Jerusalem fascinated by the entrance courtyard renovation in […]

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Education

NEW KINDERGARTEN ARCHITECTURE IN SEOUL: FLOWER + KINDERGARTEN

03/04/2016,

In our Education & Architecture section we have featured previously some amazing kindergartens in Slovenia, Mexico, Japan, Sweden and New Zealand. Today we will travel to the amazing city of Seoul to discover a new project  by Jungmin Nam (OA-Lab): “Flower + Kindergarten“, a project that combines education, architecture and environment in the highly dense […]

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Education

Råå SCHOOL DAY CARE IN SWEDEN

11/18/2015,

We continue to discover amazing schools and nurseries across the world and today we are featuring this amazing school in Sweden. Situated on the scenic beach between the old Råå School and the Sea/Øresund the children’s day care centre embedded in the dune forms a conspicuously inconspicuous silhouette against the green and sand-coloured setting of […]

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Education

ARCHITECTURE & EDUCATION IN NEW ZEALAND: CHRYSALIS CHILDCARE CENTER

10/08/2015,

I find very interesting how architecture and education interact. It has been fascinating to feature these previous childare centers in Mexico, Japan and Slovenia. Today we are featuring this amazing work in New Zealand by Collingridge and Smith Architects.   The Chrysalis Childcare Center is a unique and innovative childcare centre that captures the cultural […]

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Education

EDUCATION & ARCHITECTURE IN JAPAN: HAKUSUI NURSERY SCHOOL

09/16/2015,

Today at World Kids we are featuring this original nursery school in Sakura, Chiba (Japan), designed by Yamazaki Kentaro Design Workshop. Seiyu-Kai, a local social welfare firm specializing in elderly care facilities, approached Yamazaki Kentaro Design Workshop for the design of this new nursery that should accomodate 60 pupils. The overarching concept for this plan […]

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Education

KINDER MONTE SINAI IN MEXICO

09/05/2015,

I am pleased to continue at World Kids our new series of great New Kindergarten Architecture. From Slovenia today we will travel to Mexico, and discover this amazing project:  the Kinder Monte Sinai, designed by Architect Mr. Benjamín Romano from LBR&A Arquitectos  (Julieta Boy, Aby Helfon, José Luis Martin and Mariana Mercado). This Kindergarten encourages children’s […]

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Education

NEW KINDERGARTEN ARCHITECTURE IN SLOVENIA BY JURE KOTNIK

08/28/2015,

Jure Kotnik is an architect, editor and architecture consultant who lives and works between Ljubljana and Paris. He is the author of “New Kindergarten Architecture ” book which showcases the best examples of latest kindergarten architecture with guidelines for contemporary kindergarten design ( Links, Barcelona 2011). Beside the work in field of theory and research, […]

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