KLITY KINDERGARTEN SCHOOL 2012-2013 As we all know that there was a long suffered history in the rural village called Klity. It was more than 14 years that the villager suffered severely from lead mine that although forced to be closed but the effects of lead deceased were still existed among villagers. To help them in someway that we can, Plan Associates Co.,Ltd. , Plan Studio Co.,Ltd. has raised the fund and designed a small kindergarten, for more comfortable, reduced the time for children traveled uphill to the school far away.
The main purpose of creating the project “The Klity kindergarten” is to bring people and community around the kindergarten area to participate in the whole process of building this school. The designers of the project were acted as teachers passing on the knowledge about design process, construction, or even how to take care of the building when the school is fully in used. Another important process includes the selection of materials using in this school, which are very easy to find in the area nearby, and the school is built in with a very simple method of construction. With all these processes, which they participated in the school, people and community are becoming part of each other, and they are truly living together in harmony.
Klity Kindergarten. Located on an 80 square meters plot, this one storey wooden school building can accommodate about 40 students. The lean-to roof divides the area into a classroom and a multifunctional space. The courtyard at the front hosts the school's recreational area, with a slide made of large wooden panels for children to play. The wood used for the project is from the community forest where legal and proper ecological management is employed. The wall is made of bamboo, which is locally available and easy to construct with and offers great ventilation to the interior.