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MGM Morales Giles Mariscal

The project by MGM (Morales, Giles, Mariscal) for a school in Galisteo near Cáceres in Spain’s Extremadura region was designed to conform to the gentle slope of the site. Covering a surface area of some 4000 sqm, the building adapts to the slight gradient, opening out onto the countryside and overlooking the old town centre. Stretching along the slight incline, the ground plan organizes the two aligned blocks of classrooms and laboratories, the administrative offices, staff rooms, technical plant, sports facilities and gym, as functionally separate elements connected, however, by ample patio areas. The arrangement allows optimal orientation vis-à-vis the sun of the two classroom blocks. In this way too, the connecting patios serve to shield the classrooms from outside noise and other disturbance, or from causing disturbance. Similar protection is offered by the thick walls, which...

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