The Approach Of A Different Drummer – Hampshire Country School by LineSync

The approach of a different drummer - hampshire country school by linesync
© Chibi Moku

It was supposed to be another ordinary additions project. The school for gifted students with learning differences was choking under the weight of two un-usable upper floors that were condemned by unsafe stairways. The lower floors were cramped dark and filled with dead ends from a history of too many additions.

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The school’s goal was to remove the upper floors and add yet another addition. Where others saw a wrecking ball as the only salvation, Joseph Cincotta saw a surgical opportunity for a second chance at life. Inspired by the incredibly bold work of building artist Gordon Matta Clark, we proposed strategically placed two story cuts adding safe stairs, natural light, and ending clutter simultaneously. Suddenly, halls had big bright destinations! Students had organically shaped humanizing spaces which rippled with the warm family approach that nurtures the extraordinary Hampshire Country school.

Honoring the bold vision of the Hampshire Country School expertly guided by an incisive Headmaster and supportive Board of Directors who saw the opportunity proffered by their architect and seized it.

Details:

Website – http://hampshirecountryschool.org
Architecture Firm: LineSync
Video & Photo by Chibi Moku
Color Grading by Bryan Smaller

Music by Blue Dot Sessions

Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today.
Aline Chahine
Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today. Highlights Aline founded Architecture Lab in 2008 Lead editor of dan | dailyarchnews since 2019 Founded and Creative Director of DesignRaid Licensed architect with creative sales and marketing experience Experience As full-fledged architect, Aline's background involved a great deal of research that lead to the creation of Architecture Lab as an online database of exemplary design. Her experience snowballed into founding two architecture platforms, Architecture Lab and DesignRaid. Education Aline received USEK’s Master of Architecture in 2004 and BA in English from the University of Toronto
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