• Garage converted in Nursery School
  • Albavilla, Italy


The existing garage is located in the diffused city of region Lombardia in North Italy. The intervention consists in its conversion to a nursery for twenty-five children. The main construction work concerned with the substitution of obsolete elements and the technical installations to create a comfortable climate. Inside, new coloured partitions inscribed in the structural module create an ensemble of micro-worlds for children. Teachers define the relationship between spaces through the movement of sliding doors, according to the different activities. The design extends the role of the school as a new form of public building for the local neighbourhood, used for birthday parties and learning courses.