M+N Architecture

ADEC Chinese School

Abu Dhabi (UAE)

Area: 18.500 sqm
Cost: 83.250.000 AED (16.650.000 €)
Client: ADEC/Musanada
Performed services: preliminary design (tender)
In collaboration with: Altorath Consulting Engineers

Chinese School is a part of the multiyear Program by ADEC.
It has four different curricula ranging from kindergarten
to Cycle III and it is able to accommodate around 1100 students.
The project is based on three values: design of a school which
create an ideal interaction between the culture of the UAE and
the one of China, compliance of space program to didactic needs,
The design concept gets inspiration from main elements of the
Chinese culture like the “Hutong” district’s design, the dragon,
the lantern and the zen garden.
The school fulfills all the requirements of ADEC and reaches the
2 pearls of Estidama.