Play & Learn
A kindergarten in Vietnam, Chuon Chuon Kim 2 is a marvelous piece of architecture and ingenuity. It is designed by Kientruc o in 2017. This old townhouse bears no resemblance to its former self. The architects at Kientruc o completely transformed it. A common practice in a developing country is to take an old, existing building and give it a new identity. The building does not look like a school. It is a whimsical building with exposed brick walls. The architects say the similarity with a Lego building is uncanny. The brick arrangement in each section varies. Each floor is arranged differently to enable the children to be more aware and receptive of their surroundings. The use of the bright and sunny yellow and vibrant orange against the brick red makes it an interactive space.