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Kinderhaus am Entenbach // Bernardo Bader Architekten

Lauterach, Austria

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Lauterach is one of the most growing municipalities in Vorarlberg. “Recently, we have cracked the 10,000-inhabitant brand,” said Vice-Mayor Doris Rohner proudly. In addition, the town as an “e5” municipality has particularly committed to climate protection and do have a linking to high- quality architecture. This is also evident at the Kindergarten Bachgasse: 25 years the modular container made of wood is already in operation.

© Adolf Krischanitz ZT GmbH

© Adolf Krischanitz ZT GmbH

© Adolf Krischanitz ZT GmbH

© Adolf Krischanitz ZT GmbH

At the beginning of her professional career, Helmut Dietrich and Much Untertrifaller designed the nursery with skylights and sun screens in a very modular, functional and sustainable way.

Light and wood characterize this nursery: a sleek white fir for ceiling and walls, hard ash at the heated floor, the group rooms are glazed up to a height of 2.50 meters, both to the corridor and to the garden.

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© Adolf Krischanitz ZT GmbH

© Adolf Krischanitz ZT GmbH

© Adolf Krischanitz ZT GmbH

At this height, the walls are white with a surrounding wooden framework and acoustic ceilings create a homely atmosphere. A lot of loving details – such as the pull-out pedestals of the kitchen basements in the dining room, which also enable the smaller ones to reach the work area, the staircase load as a step-up aid on the changing table in the children’s toilet or the compartment for the parents’ make the building to a real children’s house..

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© Adolf Krischanitz ZT GmbH

© Adolf Krischanitz ZT GmbH

© Adolf Krischanitz ZT GmbH

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