Description: The school is in podium of a typical high-rise housing, with standard classrooms, large columns and out-scaled space. Drama and play of scale is the main theme. Kids enter the school via a tiny door in a stage entrance to a large Winter Scene. The Winter and Summer Scenes are main play spaces with columns shrunk as slender poles forest and expanded as a tree library respectively. A compressed spring tunnel is inserted between scenes as a transition space, increases the tension of scale change.

Company: Cocoon Architecture Ltd.

Award: German Design Award (Germany)