The Kindergarten for 500 preschool children, situated next to a big shoe-factory, is a prototype of the sustainable education space in tropical climate. The building is designed for the children of factory workers within low-budget.
The concept of building is “Farming Kindergarten” with continuous green roof, providing food and agriculture experience to Vietnamese children, as well as safe outdoor playground.

Status
built in 10.2013
Program
Kindergarten
Location
Dongnai, Vietnam
GFA
3,800m2
1F area
2,615.9m2
2F area
1,110.6m2
Site Area
10,650m2
Client
Pou Chen Vietnam
Contractor
Wind and Water House JSC
Design credit
Vo Trong Nghia Architects
Principal Architects
Vo Trong Nghia, Takashi Niwa, Masaaki Iwamoto
Architects
Tran Thi Hang, Kuniko Onishi
CFD analysis
Environment Simulation Inc
Photographs
Hiroyuki Oki
Green building consultant
Melissa Merryweather