Part of a large development in the north of Amsterdam, Hyperion was the first building in a row to be completed. The school has become an unusual and challenging environment for 900 pupils and their teachers. An indoor atrium (purple) connects the various functions, from the bicycle storage, the indoor slide, the canteen, the gymnasium and the educational spaces. Due to lack of space the traditional schoolyard was transformed into a patchwork of interconnected roof terraces in the orange atrium. Each terrace has its own theme, such as a lounge area, possibility for a roof farm, a playground and a terrace for teachers.
Country: The Netherlands
Client: Stichting Voortgezet Onderwijs Amsterdam
Program: Secondary Education
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