ŠPANSKO PRIMARY SCHOOL / Zagreb, Croatia / 2005
Špansko Primary School
Location: Zagreb, Croatia
Type: Competition / 3rd prize
Author: Radionica arhitekture
Design team: Goran Rako, Nenad Ravnić, Josip Sabolić
Area: 7.500 m2
The school building is a flat panel among vertical panels of the new residential neighborhood. South facade is lift towards the new main pedestrian pass and its porch is a public covered space of the neighborhood. Common areas of the school are opened towards everyone, while the „private“ ones are drawn behind or placed on the upper floors. Younger children’s classrooms are oriented to south and specialized classrooms to north. Entries to the gym, multifunctional hall and the library are placed on the north side where you practically enter directly from outside. Utilities and washrooms are west and east outlines. Playgrounds are placed north from the school.