Vote 2020 graphic
Everything you need to know about and expect during
the most important election of our lifetimes

The School from the Beginning of Serenity Actually Exists in Indonesia

Illustration for article titled The School from the Beginning of iSerenity/i Actually Exists in Indonesia

Sunlight. A tropical breeze blowing across your hands as you take down notes. The Green School is a far cry from the windowless, prison-like schools that I attended growing up. I bet this school churns out creative, telepathic geniuses.

Advertisement
Illustration for article titled The School from the Beginning of iSerenity/i Actually Exists in Indonesia

The Green School, which stretches across the Ayung River in Bali, is built of bamboo, a sustainable material. The campus is powered by alternative energy sources like solar panels, a bamboo sawdust hot water system, and a water-powered vortex generator.

Advertisement
Illustration for article titled The School from the Beginning of iSerenity/i Actually Exists in Indonesia

The campus has all the features of a typical school: classrooms, bathrooms, gym, assembly areas, and offices, as well as faculty housing and cafes. The open, airy, multi-story structures are designed to inspire curiosity and make students more passionate about the environment. [ArchDaily]

Share This Story

Get our newsletter

DISCUSSION

What happens to this place in case of tsunami/earthquake/etc?

I'll take sturdy reliable brick and mortar, please.