Toholampi school

Hip roof

Type: educational, annex

Location: Toholampi, Finland

Year:  completion 2021

Size: 700 br-m2

Client: Municipality of Toholampi


An annex was designed to complete an existing school building on site. New learning spaces are grouped around more relaxed foyer spaces designed to accomodate and gather different age groups studying in the building. A covered portico covers the main entrance and connects the annex to the existing building creating a nice . Wood and large windows were utilized to create a soft and humane architectural expression for the simple form that is clad by a prominent hip roof.

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