St Luke’s CE Primary School by Architype
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St Luke’s CE Primary School by Architype

Located at the heart of Blakenhall, the St Luke’s CE Primary School is a 420 children inner city school nestles harmoniously within leafy park surroundings.

UK architectural practice Architype created this sustainable building with an all timber structure including the natural shingled roof, it more like an extension of the green spaces immediately adjacent.

Architects: Architype
Location: Wolverhampton, England, UK
Photography: Leigh Simpson

St Lukes CE Primary School by Architype Aerial view

St Lukes CE Primary School by Architype Shingled roof

St Lukes CE Primary School by Architype Entrance

The building was to respond to the notion of contrasts to create a school that stimulates the natural curiosity of each child and gives teachers a dynamic teaching environment which benefit the environment also benefit children’s health and well being, and improve their performance in the classroom.

St Lukes CE Primary School by Architype Playground

St Lukes CE Primary School by Architype Classroom

Inspiration from architect:

A key architectural generator for the project was to provide a building that was highly energy efficient: to have minimal heating loads, minimal requirement for artificial lighting whilst maintaining a comfortable working environment that is an inspiration and an educational tool for all.


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