Education

Yao Hua International School Campus

Tianjin, China

Building on the tradition of excellence established at it’s downtown Tianjin location, this new campus in being developed to provide state of art educational facilities for 4300 international and Chinese students, and comprise of 800,000 s.f. of building.  Positioned at the terminus of a major pedestrian only boulevard, a central, contemporary quadrangle is the primary organizing element of the campus, flanked by the main administration building.  In an effort to encourage community use of specialized facilities, the auditorium, arts and physical education buildings are located on the main street facing the adjacent residential community.  Within the quadrangle, the cylindrical shaped library and information centre is the symbolic heart of the school, bordered by pod-like academic buildings positioned in a stepped configuration.  Dormitories and living quarters for faculty form the perimeter of the campus. (in joint venture with Allied Architects International)

Client

York Region District School Board
Yao Hua District

Size

800,000 s.f.

Program

Elementary - High School
Administration Building
Student Dormitories & Living Quarters
Library & Information Centre
Arts & Physical Education Building (with pool)
Outdoor Track and Field