When picturing a classroom, you might envisage rows of simple desks with a teacher and a board at the front. But Matthews Architects is setting a new precedent.
Emphasising design, art and music, this Shenzhen kindergarten’s curving white halls, surprising accents and colour fragments make it unlike most childhood schools.
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Michael Banney likes to talk and write architecture into existence. It’s an “inclusive habit” that allows him to step outside the architect’s mindset, but still inhabit the role. He talks to Indesign about what makes m3architecture so idiosyncratic.