Text/authors: Wilma Kempinga, Rien Korteknie, Michelle Provoost, Felix Rottenberg e.a.   ..  Editors: WIMBY!
isbn: 90-808185-1-8   ..  € 17,50  .. buy book


. good, attractive solutions for space shortages in schools the history of education and accommodations for schools since 1950
. including a great deal of specific information, 36 pages of project information (photos of interiors and exteriors, floor plans, cross-sections, etc) and a great deal of historical material as well
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Many schools have to contend with the tension between an inflexible building and constantly changing requirements for use. WiMBY! (Welcome into My Backyard!) therefore commissioned three designers, Barend Koolhaas, Onix and Christoph Seyferth to develop SchoolParasites, provisional structures, flexible in application and striking in design, as an attractive alternative to the usual container-type provisional classrooms. This book documents these designs and also covers far-reaching questions on the interaction of education and architecture. back
SchoolParasites / Not the Trailer, Provisional Classrooms for Primary Schools
Design: Floor Houben & Minke Themans .. 176 pages .. fc .. 16 x 16 cm .. hardbound .. Dutch; all captions and major texts in English .. Copublished with WiMBY!, Rotterdam; supported by the Netherlands Architecture Fund