The gathering of elites, the overflowing of vitality, the dedication of energy and royalty to collaborate hand in hand.
This design project is a school history room for a senior high school, to depict the founder’s principles and wishes towards the establishment of the school, documenting the contributions and values of the Pu Tai people, conserving comprehensively the school’s historical data, to learn from the past and to enlighten the future generation. As for the spatial planning, the structural arrangement of rectangular exterior and the circular interior is adopted, where the exterior is a rectangular frame, while the interior is an oval display wall, with two channels on the oval wall; the large areas of the rectangular wall and the arc wall are used to design various themes, thereby avoiding the presentation of scattered spaces and the smooth circulation further demonstrates a majestic sentiment. What is worthy of mentioning is the mutual correspondence between the spatial arrangement and the theme, where the energy and vitality of the students are demonstrated here.
Amongst these, the thematic design of the chronicles applied metallic strips to go with the arc wall, while the inlaid LED lights show the important milestones of the school, such that the flying dynamic rhythm of time is demonstrated here.
The combination of white, blue and grey is used for the construction materials, while the pictures and text are outputted via lightboxes and LED light strips are further applied to enhance the technological sentiment, with a massive amount of use of 3D acrylic text to enhance the quality.
Moreover, on the wall for the school’s publications, 5 different color spray paints are used to increase the lively atmosphere, while 5 LCD televisions are used to set up the electronic bulletin board with 3 interactive touchscreens, thereby electronics the massive amount of data as well as students’ works to reduce excessively complicated content on the display walls.
With the rectangular exterior and circular interior as the design concept, it represents a person’s upright appearance with a smooth heart, such that the circle represents the rules and the rectangle represents the regulations.
Rules and regulations are the standards that should become a habit for students’ behaviors; the Pu Tai education is based on the educational principle of “sense,” cultivating students to develop freely under certain norms, which are innovative and refreshing, therefore, the school history room also hopes to present an innovative and refreshing spatial ambience while still maintaining the solemn rules and order systems.