The evolution and exponential growth that Los Alcazares has suffered in recent years has brought the need for increased public provision of education, and among them, from early childhood. Such centers play an extremely important social work, as they allow the ‘modern family model’ compatible and fully develop family life and activities of the workplace. The rapid growth and development of society resulting sometimes in an irregular urban organization, which in this context has shaped a piece of allocation of community facilities from the partial compensation plan ‘Lorenzo’, located between three roads , triangular plant, which has an area of 70,000 m2. the site is surrounded by a disjointed sequence of wooded green space. The extent of the plot led to the formulation of educational use compatible with the playful, projecting, as a result, the nursery school in a gallery or public space trees. This situation creates a ‘space synergistic’ doubly benefiting the whole population with the offer of a new public center surrounded by green areas, which does not exhaust the entire floor, allowing to articulate the rest of the parcel with the adjacent green areas.
▼远眺建筑，view from a distance
▼建筑临街而立，face to the street
▼活泼的建筑立面，a dynamic facade
位于Mar Menor边界的 Los Alcazares小镇拥有怡人的生态环境。因此，建筑设计倾向于将空间开放，立面设计充分考虑自然光的采入与遮挡，避免恶劣环境对户外活动的干扰，同时尽量融入自然环境，鼓励户外教学，创造室内外皆宜的教育教学体验。
Thanks to the geographical situation and weather in Los Alcazares, a town on the edge of the Mar Menor, it is proposed that the classrooms were dumped into the yard, filtering and noise pollution, and, above all, opening up the space to the outdoors, offering a interesting amalgam of educational situation, and developing daily outdoor activities. To make this situation more generous, the limit is designed to protect the classroom with a large overhang can protect sun and weather.
▼围合的内部庭院，the courtyard for activities
The building occupies an area of 800 m2. The program articulates six classrooms, nest, multipurpose room, bedroom, dining room, and offices necessary for the proper development of the activities for which will be assigned. Inside, the center is organized into two wings connected by a main entrance that articulates the set of interior spaces with outdoor patio, so the building is closed to the street, and opens inside the courtyard, which embraces and looking protect the children play and create a unique inner landscape. Of these two wings, the first and largest of them, is where most of the organized teaching spaces and proper use of early childhood as well as offices and dressing rooms, in the second, there are the catering kitchen and facilities.
▼相互连通的多功能空间，the functional spaces are connected to each other
Client: Town Council of Los Alcazares
Location: Los Alcazares, Murcia, Spain. 37º 45’ 09.98” N 0º 50 54.99” W
Principal Use : Kindergarden
Floor Area: 811 square meters
Budget: 755.000 €
Photography: David Frutos