Goldbach School

Goldbach School competition

The project is for a new Elementary School on a hill overlooking the Zurich Lake.

The proposed school is a one-story building covering the whole site. It does not disturb the views from the neighboring buildings and makes the steep site usable by creating a large green terrace that can be enjoyed by the pupils as well as the surrounding villagers.

All rooms have a close connection to the outside. The pupils are not separated on different floors but share one space. The building is interspersed with courtyards that bring light to the classrooms and create protected outside areas for each classroom. The classrooms and courtyards are arranged in sets, such that each room is connected to a courtyard, creating small groups within the school and enabling views through the whole building.

in collaboration with David Wegener and Judith Mampe