Koenigsblick Kindergarten: A Childcare Center Incorporating Park Concept

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Koenigsblick Kindergarten is a new childcare center located in the growing Riedberg development of Frankfurt, Germany. It was developed by 1100 Architects, a team that brought out ‘a park in the Kindergarten’ design for the facility. The project was finished in 2017.

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The reason why such concept was realized is that they wanted to encourage the connections between the exterior and interior spaces of the Kindergarten. It has a U-shaped layout with two purposes. The first purpose is to frame a partially enclosed courtyard while the second purpose is to act as a protective element for the facility from the busy city of Frankfurt.

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This is the aforementioned park that has been protected by the u-shaped structure. The park has two main functions. It acts as a children’s play area as well as an outdoor classroom when the warmer months are rolling around.

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Built in accordance with Passive House standards as the client, Koenigsblick Kindergarten features a few sustainability measures.

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The measures include a high-performance insulated building façade as well as a green roof.

Via 1100 Architect