ARHIS architects: kindergarten in riga ARHIS architects: kindergarten in riga
aug 06, 2011

ARHIS architects: kindergarten in riga

‘kindergarten’ competition proposal by ARHIS architects located in riga, latvia images courtesy of ARHIS architects

latvian architectural practice ARHIS has submitted a competition proposal for a kindergarten to be located in riga, latvia. classroom spaces wrap around a large park providing children with a constant visual and physical connection to nature. subdivided for different learning and play activities for children of various ages, the green space also connects to the nearby urban park system, allowing it to be opened and closed to maintain safety for children.

site overview

a swimming pool, assembly hall and sports facility are placed along an operable glass facade at the boundary of the exterior courtyard generating views of the vegetation and dynamic environment. the sizes of different classroom volumes are adjusted and personalized to accommodate students of different age levels and enhance the learning process.

outdoor courtyard

play area for children



floor plan / level 0

floor plan / level 1

site analysis diagram

site organization diagram

circulation diagram


project info:

architect: ARHIS project team: andris kronbergs, arnita armane, raimonds saulitis, andis alksnins, kristaps sulcs, evija runce, andris dzenis, linda zala, girts kula, jurgis vizulis, helvijs savickis

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  • best childhood in this kind of kindergarden!!! yeah, right (((((

    tzibari says:
  • why did you published this project?… I thought it is not archdaily here…

    internautas says:
  • i like it

    poncho says:
  • the site analysis diagram looks much more promising than it actually has gotten

    bernstein says:

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