Let’s care for children’s well-being
Family box in Beijing, China
Design: SAKO Architects
This is an early childhood education center located in the residential area of Beijing. The design of the center was developed from a concept of colourful trees. The final design reflects this in an abstract and playful way.
Mama smile in Mito, Japan
Design: Emanuelle Moureaux
Mama Smile is a colourful miniature town designed by Emmanuelle Moureaux. It is an indoor playground located inside a shopping mall in Mito (Japan). It has been designed with “iro-iku” in mind, a Japanese method of using the effect of color to stimulate a child’s concentration, imagination and communication. Although located inside the shopping mall it gives a sense of security, like being in a comfortable home.
Spring, Hong Kong
Design: Joey Ho Design
Spring is a newly established learning center for children that eschews the fairytale cliche of it’s genre: a space ﬁlled with rainbow colours, cartoon characters, toys and stuff, which is often the result of superimposing an adult’s perspective onto the space. For this project, the designer tried to look at the concept from a child’s viewpoint and concentrate on the learning experience as a whole.
Vittra telefonplan in Stockholm, Sweden
Design: Rosan Bosch Studio
The Rosan Bosch Studio has created a colourful and imaginative interior for the newly built Vittra school in Stockholm. This interior supports the school’s pedagogical values and methods. The school seeks to offer students and teachers diverse environments depending on the learning situation and necessities. This way the new design is an important tool in their daily life.