Omer Elementary School
Ramat Hasharon, Israel
Program: School with 24 Classrooms, Community Center and Sports Hall
Client: Ramat Hasharon Municipality
Area: 8,500 sqm
Status: Completed 2020
The school consists 24 classrooms, administrative rooms, science and technology rooms and diverse informal study spaces. The community has an area of about 1500 square meters, which includes a library, classrooms, an administrative wing, and a sports hall that contains seating for 400 spectators. The school is built around an airy, bright green indoor courtyard that is used by the students for a variety of activities and contributes to the climate comfort and well-being of the users. The complex is designed as a mixed-use facility, so that it can be used simultaneously by the students and the community; the main courtyard serves the students in the morning and the community at large in the afternoon and on weekends. The buildings were designed with a green mind-set by utilizing and maximizing the use of natural light and fresh air.