• Staff writer

PECANWOOD COLLEGE HARTEBEESPOORT UPGRADED


The recently completed Pecanwood College project at Hartebeespoort, NW Province, has allowed the school capacity to expand by an additional 350 scholars. The upgrading of existing facilities and infrastructure has transformed the space into a welcoming learning environment for future generations.


Paragon Architects was tasked with the conceptual design of the new build at the end of last year and the project consisted of the following: a newly built preparatory school, learn-to-swim pool, renovation of the high school entrance, conversion of dormitories into new apartments and the upgrading of existing dormitory facilities. The development included 14 new parking bays and a drop-off area, a sportsfield, JoJo tanks and signage.


The design aimed to preserve the existing architectural aesthetic of the school and the integration of indigenous landscaping, surrounding views and natural light throughout the scheme creates a sense of connectedness to the outdoors.


The central corridor extends from the entrance atrium towards the new sportsfield, accentuating views towards Hartebeespoort Dam and the mountainous landscape in the distance.


www.paragon.co.za

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