Ponta Garça School
PONTA GARÇA, ST. MIGUEL – AZORES, PORTUGAL
This project o school located of a school from kindergarten to High School and Sports Pavillion in Vila Franca do Campo, on the island of St. Miguel Azores, Portugal.
The school is composed in five blocks with a main entrance and corridor that acts as an axis for the school. The corridor also enables a clean view the whole length of the building creating a secure environment for the students. The five blocks adapt to the terrain by being partially buried and using earth as a roof, this will help maintain comfortable humidity and heat level for the students.
The blocks are divided by grade and a fifth block is completely burried, containing the gym, swimming pool and locker rooms with an independent access for events, maintaining the school separate and independent.