School & Gym, St.-Katherina-Lombeek, 2013-2017

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The new buildings will drawn on archetypal images of rural building typologies. This principle is consistently implemented in roof form, construction method and materialization. The use of volumes with pitched roofs for gymnasium and classroom building also reduces the spatial impact of the new volumes and brings them to the scale of the existing buildings. The design also allows the visual and functional centrality of the existing monastery building in the middle of the school site to be maintained and strengthened.