Learning Facility, Hong Kong Education Development, Interior, Chinese Architecture

Spring Learning Center, Hong Kong

Asian Education Building – design by Joey Ho Design Limited

11 Mar 2014

Spring Learning Center

Design: Joey Ho Design Limited

Location: Hong Kong, China

Spring is a newly established learning center for children with the aim to help them achieve their development and learning potential during the crucial growth years. With this philosophy in mind, the designer came up with a concept that would enrich the learning experience — dual perspective. By bringing together the perspectives of a child and an adult, and manifested in the space, furniture and details, it is hoped to facilitate a dialogue and interaction between the children, parents and educators.

Spring Learning Center 1

Throughout the centre, fairy tale-like cliches gave way to a neutral palette of white, light green, pastel blue and wood, with a few touches that bring back happy childhood memories. The tree houses and swings in the cafe are inspired by the outside greenery, and a hilly relief feature create cozy cocoons for reading or internet surfing.

Spring Learning Center 2

Two furniture systems catering to children and adults respectively have been designed and placed together in the various functional spaces. For example, the reception counter is fitted with stairs to allow kids to climb up and communicate with the staff directly. The cooking studio is modeled after a professional kitchen, equipped with stainless steel worktops and kitchen equipment which are reduced to child dimensions to give about an authentic cooking experience. Likewise, the bathroom features a dual height washbasin in the form of a fountain, which lets adults and children share the same facility and thereby forging a closer relationship.

Spring Learning Center 3

Spring Learning Center – Building Information

Design Company: Joey Ho Design Limited
Designer: Joey Ho
Design team: Noel Chan
Client: Spring Learning Limited
Branding Design: Eddy Yu & Hung Lam (Co Design Limited)
Location: Centre Point, 181-185 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Area: 697 sq. m. (7,500 sq. ft.)
Completion: Mar 2013
Finishing materials : Clear Glass, Clear Mirror, Glass, Wood Veneer, Laminated floor, Paint, Vinyl Floor, Fabric, Corian, Marble, Tiles, Carpet, Mirror Stainless Steel, Hairline Stainless Steels

Photographer: Dick Liu

Spring Learning Center information / images from Joey Ho Design Limited

Location: 181-185 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, Eastern Asia

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