alleswirdgut: tool KIT kindergarten
alleswirdgut: tool KIT kindergarten alleswirdgut: tool KIT kindergarten
feb 08, 2011

alleswirdgut: tool KIT kindergarten

‘tool KIT’ kindergarten by alleswirdgut in ternitz, austria all images courtesy alleswirdgut photographer: hertha hurnaus

‘tool KIT’ by vienna-based office alleswirdgut is a low-rise building for a kindergarten in ternitz, austria. consisting of multifunctional circulation areas arranged around a central courtyard, the design aims to provide a highly flexible space that can continuously be re-created by the children themselves.

measuring 30 x 40 meters, the floor plan’s layout organizes the individual classrooms on the outward-facing edges of the school. the common corridors pinwheel off the inner courtyard, serving as an extension of the circulation space. full-width panorama windows open the rooms to the garden, establishing a direct connection between the interior and the exterior.


wooden deck space


view of the courtyard and corridor

multifunctional zone

panoramic windows line the classroom


floor plan


  • Too sterile. Especially the courtyard.

    Mike says:
  • Errrrrmm…. Why on earth is that gravel there? Why isn’t it an enormous sandpit? Lovely building but surpise surprise, massive missed opportunity with the outdoor space. When will architects research the play and developmental needs of very young children?


    Jules M says:
  • @Jules:
    thats true. but in austria landscape- and garden-design is not established in offical developement processes yet. for sure, little by little architects can make effort to suggest the importance of this field, the exteriors and gardens, but in official opinion, the field of this planning have no budget.

    bcn says:

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