cadence architects playfully assembles cassata primary school cadence architects playfully assembles cassata primary school
nov 15, 2013

cadence architects playfully assembles cassata primary school

cadence architects playfully assembles cassata primary school
all images courtesy of cadence architects

 

 

 

organizing its program from a child’s perspective, the primary school ‘cassata’ by indian studio cadence architects is articulated in a playful manner. located on a tight site in an urban residential neighborhood in bengaluru, india, the building consists of classrooms, a library, a multipurpose space, activity rooms and various play areas. the layout of these intermixed activities was spread over five floors including a basement. conceived as an amalgamation of childhood fantasies, the architectural treatment includes a façade of letters on the exterior elevation, little nooks and corners for children to hide in and peep holes through every door. the various programmatic requirements were seen as an opportunity to create a distinct world for the youngsters. a colorful assemblage of worlds and experiences is connected via a staircase and open void that cuts though the building in section, enabling a visual dialogue across the different levels.

 

 


‘cadence planet kids’
video courtesy of rinoy sebastian

 

 


exterior view looking up at the lettered façade treatment

 

 


the entrance to the playfully constructed school building

 

 


view looking through the atrium space that connects the five floor levels together

 

 


the reception area

 

 


the building consists of classrooms, a library, a multipurpose space, activity rooms and various play areas

 

 


the building was designed as an amalgamation of childhood fantasies

 

 


looking down the main staircase

 

 


concept

 

 


plan, first floor

 

 


plan, second floor

 

 


section

 

 

project info:

 

architects: cadence
principal architects: narendra pirgal, smaran mallesh, vikram rajashekar
project architects: sangeeta patrick ,chaitra koshy, gowtham archarya,harish kumar
client: planet kids
location: bengaluru, india.
structural engineer: manjunath & co
photographs: anand jaju

 

 

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  • Crazy design bro!!! Good Stuff!!!
    Bangalore Architects all the way!!

    Manish Paul Simon says:

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