“How can a new building help to change the negative image of technical education?”
Vocational Training Centre, 300 students, aged 14-16.
In Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. 3,000 sqm.
Ambition: an attractive school for construction, automotive, ICT, metal technique, plumbing, and electrical engineering.
The interest among young people for technology is
Learning by doing: practical work combined with instruction. Classrooms linked to workshops.
The ‘Technology Tower’ as a positive icon and landmark in
the city. It does not look like a factory.
Innovative, attractive design: ‘a cool place to be’.
Green architecture: compact building, daylight,
concrete core activation, thermal energy storage.
Strategic Consultancy ■
Linking Education & Architecture