Stylianos Lena Elementary and Nursery School

Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Makedonitissa School

The organizational idea for this community of educational spaces consisting of an elementary school and independent nursery school was to provide an architectural identity to each by the juxtaposition of an obtuse triangle over an oval.  This severe formal composition which recalls the constructivist movement in art is further developed by the use of contrasting material finishes and color while repeating the oval as an oculus cut into the triangular metal courtyard canopy, as a raised exedra and music room volume.


Completed: 2009 Nicosia, Cyprus

Client: Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of Cyprus