St. Andrew’s Scots School in Buenos Aires plans to consolidate three sites into one new cohesive central campus. The architects completed campus programming and developed a comprehensive master plan.
The campus is designed to accommodate 2,000 K-12 students in a modern environment with harmonious architectural style, and ASSOCIATED FIRMJeffrey Berk Arquitectos AsociadosFEATURED IN2011 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYCampus Master Planning visual and architectural identities for each major grade. Vision planning was conducted and resulted in the following guiding principles:
•Create a strong, visual campus that is stimulating, inviting, appealing and metaphorical.
•Create a campus that enhances a modern school identity while remaining respectful of its proud tradition.
•Incorporate a sustainable, eco-friendly design that possesses a positive relationship with nature.
•Design a campus that is welcoming to school and non-school citizens, allowing for multi-sized community events.
•Zone the campus for after-hours use, especially performing-arts and sports facilities.
•Create a plan that includes unobstructed ties between buildings and outdoor spaces, segregation of pedestrians and vehicles, and ease of phased development.
•Provide a clear welcome center.