The Urban Seed
“The Urban Seed” is a mixed use 20ft container, directed to the children of Cairo slums. The project aims to create a positive intimate learning space accompanied with playing area and a welcoming common deck for gathering activity during day, and selling activities during night, with a lush green roof top for individuals planting.
The metaphorical relationship for the children and the planted seeds, is emphasized via skylight domes that frames those beautiful plants and creates a seamless connection with the environment, mean while enabling the children to watch their own plants grow. The intervention of several rounded windows for cross ventilation and entering the classroom through it in a playful spirit.