This project is an existing private school, which has a history that spans a century, from 1907 till present. The school has been operating in the current premises for the last 14 years. This commission was a major renovation work for the school since the construction of the new school block in 2000. The on-going renovation works are done in several phases.
The architectural concept for the renovation rests on integrating the existing and new fabric; reinforcing the figurative character of the building and subtly overlapping the new and existing framework. We chose to use lightweight and transparent materials and elements for the new additions to create lightness to juxtapose the existing building’s heavy architectural volumes.