The building of “Dilijan Central School” is located in the city of Dilijan, Armenia.
Dilijan Central School serves as an elementary and middle school. Large volumes and spaces were required based on the function of the school building; at the same time the goal of the concept of the project was to reproduce the Caucasian environment, which is typical to the city of Dilijan.
The classrooms are designed as lodges by the volume composition, which reflects the architecture of Dilijan.
The site is about 20,000 square meters, with two flattened platforms on a slope towards the South, which has a difference of 5 meters towards each other.
The geological peculiarities, the landscape requirements, and the plan layout design of the building was formed with four wings, which are united through the central corridor of about 4,200 square meters.
From the building entrance, one can go upstairs to the second floor corridor, which divides the flow into 4 directions:
Southern-western wing: consists of 4 classrooms and a teacher’s room
Southern-eastern wing: consists of 5 classrooms and a teacher’s room
Northern-western wing: consists of a dining hall, administrative offices and a library
Northern-western wing: consists of art classrooms and a hall. All of the workshops are located on the basement levels of the eastern wings.