Jatta Vocational School is made being a little ‘town in town’ displaying a vibrant double-higher central road surrounded by various ‘city quarters’, every single with his or her training environments and lecture rooms.
The coronary heart while using the classes – the central street comprising the principle hall, canteen and resource room – methods an active and vibrant accumulating point presenting a access on the green patios and roofing landscape on the constructing and also the workshops and study places.
A sequence of ramps and stairs head from the entry additional up over the making and in the lecture hall, the many way up on the roof landscape offering a view with the scenery and fjord.
With its minimalist, almost floating architecture, Jatta Vocational School forms the access to Stavanger’s new urban fraction from the fjord. The concentrated artwork promotes the correct way the building interacts with its surroundings and so underlines its proximity and transparency. The double high windows allow for daylight in to the building, stimulating the mastering process.
With a capability of 1600 trainees the classes offers one of some numerous subjects within provider and method. The 2,700 m2 sporting activities center is situated in connection with the university and is particularly designed by Henning Larsen Architects in 2006. The school opened in 2007.
Location: Stavanger, Norway
Architect: Henning Larsen Architects
Client: Rogaland County Council
Gross floor area: 16,000 m2
Year of construction: 2005 – 2007
Type of assignment: First prize in global competition, 2000