1st prize for competition entry
A k 12 international school which is located in Mokattam city (suburban of Cairo city), on an area of 7600 m² and with more than 1750 student Our design team has tried to make a unique contemporary building that would be a significant land mark for the surrounding community. The design has considered many aspects for the achievement of sustainability, functionality and modernism.
Using the sun breaker elements for the classrooms helped in decreasing the heat loads for educational spaces (in a city that heat temperature reaches the 48ºc), and also was a very important factor of preventing light glare which distract students, by letting light only to pass there without the direct sunlight.
The building was supported with three open atriums which work as lungs for the building. they, together with the corridor openings form a vital element of the natur .. Read More