rastvorgroup slopes punctured roof on kindergarten hill rastvorgroup slopes punctured roof on kindergarten hill
apr 12, 2014

rastvorgroup slopes punctured roof on kindergarten hill

rastvorgroup slopes punctured roof on kindergarten hill
all images courtesy of rastvorgroup



rastvorgroup has envisioned ‘kindergarten hill’, as a sloping structure that mimics the form of a mountain. swooping up from the ground in one fluid motion, the roof is punctured with window cut-outs to eventually form an arched peak that faces the street level. the concept merges the building with its groundscape, becoming a continuous and habitable place for children to play. a green roof further enhances the blurring of these two elements, while the balconies enable sunlight to filter through to the interior classrooms.


the roof swoops upwards into an arched peak at the street entrance


the sloping structure forms a continuous groundscape


street view of the kindergarten


a green roof covers the building to create a continuous landscape for children to play on


looking into the building from the garden


window view of the kindergarten


concept diagram







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  • That’s a fantastic green roof! I would have LOVED to play there – but from legal p.o.v. it is unthinkable to build that without fences around the lookouts/windows. Very good idea also for any house, especially on a slope/hill.

    Dirk16 says:

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