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Khanyisani Preschool Johannesburg

The district Drieziek in the township of Orange Farm, about 40 km away from the city center of Johannesburg, is a fast growing informal settlement in the boundaries of the South African metropolis. The exclusively black inhabitants are living in the simplest dwellings with insufficient infrastructure and only a few social institutions.

For an existing kindergarten initiative in a dilapidated tin house a new kindergarten was erected in the neighborhood by a group of 35 students with their tutors of the Technical University of Munich. The massive construction offers flexible and generous interior spaces.

The roof construction responds to the climatic conditions in a special manner providing covered outdoor spaces.

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NETWORK

COLLABORATING ORGANISATIONS
COLLABORATORS
Markus Dobmeier (Teacher/Educator)Susanne Gampfer (Teacher/Educator)
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ACADEMIC FACTS

ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Architecture 30 Students
Landscape Architecture 6 Students
ACADEMIC LEVEL(S)
Diploma
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TECHNICAL FACTS

PERIODS
Project Start:2006
Year of Completion:2007
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