Samora Hodges-Smikle

Samora Hodges-Smikle

New York, NY, US


Kent Kindergarten

 Site analysis and precedent based on kindergartens and Frobels gifts were used to explore the governing interests which were to be generative tools for the kindergarten design. Exploring the site figure ground relationship , built systems vs organic and interior vs exterior were the modes of interest for the beginning of  design.

Understanding them as a assimilating to the Frobel gifts, a system of weaving and distinction of scales.leads a thought process which allows for the idea of weaving within programs and movement within the building as well as  the understanding of scale  with that of the child/ student  versus the adult / teacher.

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Status: School Project
Location: Kent Avenue, Brooklyn, NY