29 Apr '16, 5am

This energy efficent school campus replaces an old farm in France

This energy efficent school campus replaces an old farm in France

The architects approached the challenge of working with a dense program by dividing the project into three structures. Two new buildings, facing east to west, act as the backdrop. Converging slightly, they form an angle with the manor house around a leveled off contemplation garden . The boarding house on the second floor accommodates the bedrooms and support services and extends to the west with the staff housing and technical rooms. The common room on the ground floor benefits from the advantages of all four aspects and frames the square formed by the high school. The main entrance, reception area and common room are all located in this part of the program.

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