Råå Day Care Center by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter

Råå Day Care Center by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter

Built in the borderland between the beach and the old fishing town Råå, the Children’s Day Care Center is a geometric roof wood skin building that directly connected to the local school.

Architects: Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter
Location: Råå, Helsingborg, Sweden
Photographs: Adam Mørk

Råå Day Care Center by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter
© Adam Mørk
Råå Day Care Center by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter
© Adam Mørk

The institution comprises four groups of children, each with its own group room. The four group rooms identify themselves to the facade as gable of a fisherman house.

Råå Day Care Center by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter
© Adam Mørk
Råå Day Care Center by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter
© Adam Mørk

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Råå Day Care Center by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter
© Adam Mørk
Råå Day Care Center by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter
© Adam Mørk
Råå Day Care Center by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter
© Adam Mørk

Inspiration from architect:

The building is shaped as an interpretation of the condensed village structure immersed in a dune. The applied typology is challenged and used to create good light incidence to the children at all times of the year.

Raa Day Care Center by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter
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