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HONGODAI Chirist Church School & nursery
Yokohama Japan - first prize
It is a complex facility made up of a private school and a nursery operated by a protestant church.The site is in a green area of Yokohama in JAPAN, surrounded by playgrounds, parks and small hills.The plan is to blend a place for children ranging from 3rd year high school students with the green forest.The line drawn with one stroke run through the forest while dodging and surrounding trees. It is placed in the forest as a simple grid by wood frames.As the building in which the children spend time, steel frames in the five courts play a part in providing better earthquake resistance, in the wooden construction of transparent grid with wooden frames, wooden floors and wooden sashes.Sliding glass doors are the interfaces between the inside and outside.Morning service is held in the hall on the second floor, and then the children go to their own places. The children in nursery run through the forest and eat their lunches under the trees.