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Benetton Day Care Center Treviso

Contemporary Italian Nursery design by Alberto Campo Baeza Architect

19 Nov 2012

Benetton Nursery in Treviso

Design: Alberto Campo Baeza

Location: Treviso, north east Italy

Benetton Nursery Treviso building
photo : Hisao Suzuki

Benetton Nursery

We built a square box composed of nine smaller squares. The center square emerges to bring light from the heights of the vestibule. The classrooms are arranged in the surrounding squares.

Benetton Nursery Treviso interior design
photo : Hisao Suzuki

This square structure is inscribed within a larger, circular enclosure made up of double circular walls. Open to the sky, four courtyards are created that suggest the four elements: air, earth, fire and water.

The space between the perimeter walls serves as a “secret” place for the children. The courtyard spaces, tensed between the curved and the straight walls, are particularly remarkable.

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images : Marco Zanta

The central space, the highest and with light from above, recalls a hamman in the way it gathers sunlight through nine perforations in the ceiling and three more on each of its four façades.

The children have understood the building well, and a book has even been published of their impressions. They are happy there.

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