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UID Architects’ New Tukusi Nursery School in Hiroshima is Shaped Like a Peanut

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 07, 2013 01:09 AM
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by Mark Boyer last modified Jul 06, 2013


A peanut is a good metaphor for a protective shell that nurtures young life, so it makes sense that UID Architects chose to model the Tukusi Nursery School in Hiroshima after the shape of a peanut. The new structure features large curved walls with no sharp




 

 

Tsukushi Nursery School, nursery school, peanut-shaped school, Hiroshima, UID Architects

A peanut is a good metaphor for a protective shell that nurtures young life, so it makes sense that UID Architects chose to model the Tukusi Nursery School in Hiroshima after the shape of a peanut. The new structure features large curved walls with no sharp corners, and large windows that fill the learning space with natural light. The building is surrounded with a beautiful garden, where young children are encouraged to explore and connect with nature.

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