26 May '16, 1pm

Studio Gang's Chicago farm school will teach kids how to grow their own organic food

Studio Gang's Chicago farm school will teach kids how to grow their own organic food

Located in Chicago’s Garfield Ridge neighborhood, the AGC is a fast-growing K-8 Public Charter School that will soon welcome a pre-K program. To accommodate its growing student body, AGC hired Studio Gang to design a new campus that eschews traditional schooling for a model that encourages curiosity and embraces natural systems into everyday learning. As a result, the typical boxy classroom is traded for a series of indoor and outdoor learning environments grouped together into “learning neighborhoods” with fluid boundaries to encourage learning and interaction between students of different grade levels. A “Wonder Path” seamlessly connects the different neighborhoods and environments together, from indoor to outdoor and from hands-on laboratories to play areas.

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