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The Really Public School

Daisy Ames
Referencing Hertzberger’s ideas of an educational promenade, this project challenges the notion of the physical dissociation between the school and the neighbourhood by demonstrating the potential to integrate community activity into the framework of an educational institution. Through an assembly of curvature, rigidity, transparency, and solidity, a fluid datum of play serves as a physical medium that facilitates the democratization of today’s sequestered schoolyard.