The Kindergarten for 500 preschool children, situated next to a big shoe-factory, is a prototype of the sustainable education space in tropical climate. The building is designed for the children of factory workers within low-budget.
The concept of building is “Farming Kindergarten” with continuous green roof, providing food and agriculture experience to Vietnamese children, as well as safe outdoor playground.
Status: Built in 10.2013
Location: Dongnai, Vietnam
1F area: 2,615.9m2
2F area: 1,110.6m2
Site Area: 10,650m2
Client: Pou Chen Vietnam
Contractor: Wind and Water House JSC
Design Credit: Vo Trong Nghia Architects (VTN Architects)
Principal Architects: Vo Trong Nghia, Takashi Niwa, Masaaki Iwamoto
Architects: Tran Thi Hang, Kuniko Onishi
CFD analysis: Environment Simulation Inc
Photographs: Hiroyuki Oki
Green building consultant: Melissa Merryweather