KINDERGARTEN PRESCHOOL

Chicago, IL
Cathedral of Tinkertoy Trees
Foto © © Doug Snower
Modern Clean Millwork with Swap Out of Doors
Foto © © Doug Snower
LED Reading Niche
Foto © © Doug Snower
Interactive Wall Paneled Play Loft
Foto © © Doug Snower
Loft Seating & Proscenium for Performance
Foto © © Doug Snower
Pretend Play Loft
Foto © © Doug Snower
Niche for Reflection & Reading
Foto © © Doug Snower
Architetti
Architecture Is Fun
Sede
Chicago, IL
Anno
2012
Costo
Non dichiarato
Piani
1-5 Piani
Cliente
St. Chrysostom's Day School
Team
Sharon Exley, Peter Exley, Fun Finders, Architecture Is Fun
Lighting Designer
Gwen Grossman GGLD
Custom Laminate - Wilsonart X You
Wilsonart International, Inc.
Flooring
Interface
Custom Wallcovering - Architecture Is Fun Design: Peters Pavers
Studio Printworks

A TREEHOUSE CHAPEL FOR EARLY LEARNING
A glorious gateway to St. Chrysostom Day School, this small project demonstrates how dreary ubiquitous space requiring accessibility, egress and system upgrades was transformed into a relevant, inspiring
685 SF place for learning and play.

Tracery, arches, and peek-a-boo quatrefoils build upon the historic church’s gothic sensibilities. The loft playspace and verticality of a cathedral of tinkertoy-like trees reinforce spatial and spiritual awareness, while creating canopied niches of exploration. The Treehouse Chapel is an appropriate, friendly, and soaring reuse of architecture.

AIA Honor Award – Small Projects, American Institute of Architects, Chicago Chapter, 2013. Acknowledgement of a sophisticated approach in creating a spiritual and beautiful environment for children.

Contract Interiors Small Project Award, American Society of Interior Designers Illinois, 2012. Recognition of significant achievement in designing small projects: award given for bringing beauty and form to a small space for children and adults.

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