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Isala college school for secondary education

Isala College lies in an idyllic landscape in the east of Holland. The Oude IJssel – the river from which the school gets its name – runs next to a sand track flanked by old oaks.

The school itself is located on an oak-lined avenue. It is a long, shallow building with a gentle curve, as though imitating the course of the river. With not more than two storeys, it is a modest presence in the landscape, allowing a view below the tree canopy out to the spacious river landscape.

 
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Status: Built
Location: Silvolde, NL
Additional Credits: programme
6,500 m2 school for secondary education in the ‘Paasberg’ nature area including a 1.300 m2 building extension on each side of the building

client
Stichting R.K. Voortgezet Onderwijs Regio Oude IJssel

project address
Laan van Schuylenburg 8, Silvolde, Netherlands

design
1990 -1993

realization
1993 -1995

awards
1997, Achterhoek Promotion Prize

2006, Best School Building Award
Ministry of Education, Culture and Science

 
Christian Richters
Christian Richters
Christian Richters
Christian Richters
Christian Richters
Christian Richters
Christian Richters
Christian Richters
Christian Richters
Christian Richters
Christian Richters
Christian Richters
Christian Richters
Christian Richters