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Craftsmen school in (former) Calea Rahovei

Authors: arh. Magda-Iulia Juravlea

Îndrumători: conf. dr. arh. Florian Stanciu

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Initially established one century ago, the Elisatbethan Institute is about to welcome students in its schoolyard again. Between the masonry houses of the old establishment, the craftsmen’s workshop brings order, together with a sense of peculiarity. Inside the protective tectonic of the surrounding wall, a “hortus conclusus” of timber columns accommodates the place to activities of multiple kinds. The gathering around the master finds its place throughout the schoolyard, among tools “ready-to-hand”, for drying, cooling, heating, melting, sharpening, bending, straightening, bruising, grinding, polishing...