The definite design of the new Revius Lyceum in Doorn was recently presented to the public. The new complex has been designed by Spring Architecten in partnership with MoederscheimMoonen Architects. The education campus, which will accommodate some 1,200 students, comprises two buildings: the main school building and a separate sports centre. Both buildings are distinguished by their compact and transparent design.
Architect Alfons Hams (Spring Architecten): “Our main ambition was to design a compact school: a centre of education that does not have corridors, and where each space serves as an effective environment for learning. This approach has allowed us to create a whole palette of education activities. The auditorium, the lab spaces and the study hall add real flair to the conventional programme of classrooms devoted to specific subjects. The result is a compact, three-storey design, in which the different ‘learning courts’ and classrooms are clustered around the dynamic heart of the school. A special feature of the building is how the students come in regular contact with natural lighting and the outside world. This adds to the