Broad school De Kaaik, Saendelft

Voids and walkways


for 2 almost identical schools

Broad school De Kaaik, Saendelft

The project consists of two Primary schools, a day nursery, a day care centre and a community centre Welsaen, in total about 6000 sqm. Gross divided over two floors.
The two schools are located on both sides of the central community- and day care centre. There are two gymnasiums on top of both schools. The schools are being separated by voids and footbridges as well as a number of interacting class-rooms.
Both schools are almost identical, each of them with its own ‘box’-shaped central space, existing of two floors and near the play room. The wall of one of the ‘boxes’ is carried out as a climbing wall, literary phrases are painted on the walls of the other one.

The school is situated on the so called ‘Room 2’, area of the extended district Saendelft West at Zaanstad. The several ‘Rooms’ of this city planning concept are being attached by the watercourse Meander.


    Joeri van Beek
    school in neighborhood
  • Joeri van Beek
    exterior
  • Peter de Ruig
    playground
  • Peter de Ruig
    interior
  • Peter de Ruig
    hallway with natural light
  • Peter de Ruig
    void
  • Joeri van Beek
    shell in facade
  • Joeri van Beek
    starfish
  • atelier PRO
    3d impression