What is the endgame? Where will the heart of the school be? What is the quality heart space?
What happens to the spaces between the new build and existing buildings ? Flow across the school - where will the central entrance be? How do the memorial trees locate in this? Do we move the memorial trees ?
How do students flow through the building?
How do we get the old and new to 'interact?' - Ministry driver is the provision of teaching spaces - not what goes into the commons.
What will KBlock look like? How many science labs? Will there be space for staff work in the 'transitional build?'
Science have produced a detailed plan of what it could look like.
Possible footprint - very early working drawings - collating ideas
How do we want a student commons to integrate to the rest of the school around it - between Arts and Technology?
Focus on an integrated junior curriculum - with specialist electives out of the building - senior Science then brought in.
The pedagogy has to match the space.
Good question - What will a big glass space be like on a hot North Canterbury day? High ceilings and top line heat radiation.
The learning whare - simple clean lines - make it more interesting inside.