Bordings Independent School
  • Name

    Bordings Independent School

  • Type

    • Education & Workspace

  • Client

    Bordings Independent School

The Bordings Independent School was born out of defiance! As an alternative to the cramming and rote learning dominating the public schools in 1945, Bordings Independent School came into existence. This is a school who wholeheartedly believes that a child’s education relies on sense and reason only as much as it relies on imagination and creativity. Which is why Dorte Mandrup designed an extension to the school that speaks equally to learning and play, to sense and sensibility

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The school building is a separate element, a sculptural composition, located between the traditional block structure and small two storey row houses along the lakes in Copenhagen. 

The building consists of three architectural elements: the imprint of the terrain, the volume and the screen.

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The building consists of three architectural elements: the imprint of the terrain, the volume and the screen.
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