Local architects Rica Studio designed the two-storey Madrid flagship of the English for Fun linguistic school, aiming to booster the schoolchildren’s creativity, imaginations and stimulate all five senses. The centre uses the Reggio Emilia approach to teaching children a foreign language, a method that combines self-guided play, visual learning and the built environment.
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The high- backed chairs and walls create an intimate and safe environment. For the windows, we designed a pattern with trees to avoid being overlooked. But we did make sure that daylight can enter, because daylight has a major impact on your mood. And off course we provide plenty of play elements so the children can be entertained.
The new space is intended to envelop the visitor in a unique and magical atmosphere, transporting it to the children’s universe, universe to the world of ice cream, subconsciously we take us back and as happens in this world, objects and people change of scale, context position, creating a surprising space and perhaps making us feel children again.