Münster-based architect Bolles+Wilson transformed of an old church into a Kindergarten with the new program cleverly fitted in.
Location: Münster, Germany
Photographs: Ahlbrand–Dornseif, R.Wakonigg
From the architects:
Two leves of kindergarten group rooms are housed within, the roofs of these become an all-weather play deck. Gress green impact-protection flooring and street lights give the play decks the ambience of an outdoor space.
A grid of 50×50 cm unglazed opening, the only originally glazed light source in the church, provide constant, natural ventilation. Cold in winter, comfortably temperate in summer, but always dry, this magical inside/outside space is flooded with light……