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1685 Caneças, Portogallo: CANEÇAs High School by Arx
Caneças High School by Arx

The existent school is located in the outskirts of Caneças, Odivelas, in a territory of intense discontinuities.

Caneças High School by Arx

The proposal is structured beginning in a double interpretation of the learning concept: formal learning and informal learning.

Caneças High School by Arx

Those two types are translated in the building in two different architectural approaches, maintaining a dialogue between them.

Caneças High School by Arx

In consequence, the stiffness of the existent blocks, where the class rooms are placed, are structured like “learning machines”, in contrast with the informality of the new parts, enabling the “informal learning “in the collective spaces.

Caneças High School by Arx

Considering that in the school, every spaces are teaching spaces, that each one as its own importance, the organization and articulation between spaces is meant to fluid, with physical and visual permeability.

Caneças High School by Arx

Thanks to organization of space that exudes an attitude to learning and creativity, leading to the willing of learn through space.

Caneças High School by Arx

The human relations and activities are, in the end, in the base of all knowledge.

Caneças High School by Arx

From a tectonic point of view, the solutions adopted give the building an idea of matter unity and grant the space an elementary and abstract character.

Caneças High School by Arx
Caneças High School by Arx
Caneças High School by Arx
Caneças High School by Arx
Caneças High School by Arx
Caneças High School by Arx
Caneças High School by Arx
Caneças High School by Arx
Caneças High School by Arx
Caneças High School by Arx
Caneças High School by Arx
Caneças High School by Arx

Location: Caneças, Portugal Architects: ARX Principals in Charge: Nuno Mateus and José Mateus Project Team: Ricardo Guerreiro, Fábio Cortês, Ana Fontes, João Dantas, Sofia Raposo, Mariana Sá, Emanuel Rebelo, Diana Afonso, Miguel Torres, Filipe Cardoso, Bruno Martins, Marc Anguill, Gaia Pelizzari, Rodrigo Henriques Landscape Architects: Traços na Paisagem Graphic Design: Pedro Falcão Engineerings: SAFRE, Estudos e Projectos de Engenharia Lda; Pen Engenharia; Ctq, Lda.; Solgen; Geotest 3D Modeling: Traços na Paisagem Area: 11,600 sqm Client: Parque Escolar Epe Photographs: FG+Sg – Fernando Guerra

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