Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Project Work Status: Completed Projects
Client: Planet Kids
Team: Sangeeta Patrick ,Chaitra Koshy, Gowtham Archarya,Harish Kumar
: narendra pirgal, smaran mallesh, vikram rajashekarorganizing its program from a child's perspective, the primary school 'cassata'
by indian studio cadence architects is articulated in a playful manner
. located on a tight site in an urban residential neighborhood in bengaluru, india, the building consists of classrooms, a library, a multipurpose space, activity rooms and various play areas. the layout of these intermixed activities was spread over five floors including a basement. conceived as an amalgamation of childhood fantasies, the architectural treatment includes a facade of letters on the exterior elevation, little nooks and corners for children to hide in and peep holes through every door. the various programmatic requirements were seen as an opportunity to create a distinct world for the youngsters. a colorful assemblage of worlds and experiences is connected via a staircase and open void that cuts though the building in section, enabling a visual dialogue across the different levels.