Kindergartens: Educational Spaces (Braun Publishing AG, 2011) by Michelle Galindo presents new day care and pre-school facilities from around the world. Contributions by e.g. Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter, Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners, XCStudio, Takahuru+Yui Tezuka Architects, and many more – one project is also from Finland by AFKS Architects.
Today’s kindergartens are characterized by ample space for play and movement, opportunities for creative work as well as colorful room and façade design. In collaboration with educators and architects, interior and open spaces are being developed that according to need, encourage and inspire children to romp, play, or live out a fantasy. the focus of contemporary kindergarten architecture is based on the needs of the children, for whom the rooms, furniture and gardens are designed.
This title presents projects form around the world that have imaginatively and impressively mastered this architectural challenge. The featured kindergartens, day care and pre-school facilities show how the design of interiors and grounds appropriate for children fosters their joy in creative play and learning.
– Michelle Galindo, Kindergartens: Educational Spaces (Braun Publishing AG, 2011), excerpt from the book description
The text is in English. The book is lavishly illustrated with colour photographs and architectural drawings.
Our copy in stock is in very good condition. There are no faults, only some minor edge wear on the dust jacket.