Did you know that well-designed classrooms have a significant influence on academic performance? Studies have found that improved physical characteristics of classrooms can boost the learning outcomes of students.
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The planning phase
- Project competition ended August 2011
- Construction concluded August 2016
- The construction group included wulf architekten, ATP architekten ingenieure as Head of construction, HMP Entreprenad Erfurth + Mathes Beratende Ingenieure responsible for structural engineering, Wüst & Partner Technische Gebäudeausrüstung responsible for building technology and Adler & Olesch Landschaftsarchitekten BDLA responsible for landscaping.
The product solution
Ryparken Lille Skole (literally "Ryparken little school") is situated in a century-old former textile factory in Copenhagen. For years the school and its inhabitants suffered from the building’s decrepit conditions, until in the early 2010s, the school board decided to start a major renovation project.
While stimulation, colour and visual complexity are important to creating a vibrant learning environment in classrooms, what is the healthy balance between under-stimulation and over-stimulation?