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Education Center Nyanza / Education Center Nyanza

Education Center Nyanza
Education Center Nyanza
Education Center Nyanza
Education Center Nyanza
Education Center Nyanza

iF PUBLIC VALUE AWARD

Education Center Nyanza
Education Center Nyanza

iF PUBLIC VALUE AWARD

The idea was to create an educational space in a country whose population is very young due to the genocide and is lacking a certain depth of educational services. Our goals were
Valency – creating esteem for education
Strengthening – a beacon vis-a-vis rural migration
Identity – creating a communal space
Familiarity – regional materials and colors
Roots – integrating the local people
Lasting legacy – enduring beauty and commitment
Existing resources – traditional courtyard buildings
Craftsmanship – stone upon stone joined precisely to create a whole
Sustainability – locally available materials
Simplifying – storage masse and natural ventilation

Specific architecture is used to create a built-up space that is not only a sensitive reflection of the local traditions, uses resources wisely and is sustainable, but also a space for people to learn, broaden their horizons and develop. It creates new points of reference for community life, taking into account the need for functional tables and social concerns. The ECN is bright spot, for Rwanda in particular, a ray of hope for more humanitarian development and a sign of change and optimism. The project sends its message far beyond the borders of Nyanza and has all the potential of developing into a landmark. Sensational.
Jury Statement
Does it solve arelevant problem?Score: 90 %Does it balanceeffort and use value?Score: 85 %Does it create apositive experience?Score: 100 %Does it strengthengroup relations?Score: 100 %Does it reflect orpromote highmoral-ethicalstandards?Score: 90 %
Client / Manufacturer

Rerumwana Localite Bigega

Rerumwana Localite Bigega
Nyanza, Rwanda

Design

Dominikus Stark Architekten GmbH

Dominikus Stark Architekten GmbH
München, Germany