Multi-functional Community Center Building by Drost + van Veen Architecture
A community center located in Doetinchem, The Netherlands. The complex house several function including shopping, health care, learning and meeting. Our focus on this articel is the The Solar Tree accomodation which holds two primary schools, a petit café, several multipurpose rooms, a gymnasium and space for some institutions. All of this feature can be accessed from the central lobby. The central lobby also serve as a meeting place for locals. The hall also openly connected to the café and multipurpose room. On the west side there are two schools accessible via a private entrance to the schoolyard. Both school share several facilities such as playroom, craft room and library.
Photography by Roos Aldershoff