A zigzagging structure of spruce beams supports the roof of a science laboratory at the Eleanor Palmer Primary School in Kentish Town, London, designed by AY Architects.
The single-storey school has been built entirely out of timber, using beams, columns and joists of standard sizes with built-in plywood furniture and clad with horizontal slats of Siberian larch.
Internally, the structure of the Eleanor Palmer Science Lab has been left exposed to make the architectural construction a teaching point for pupils.
AY Architects looked to the Victorian craze for collecting and displaying scientific discoveries and oddities to make the Eleanor Palmer Science Lab a “wonder room” that visibly demonstrates aspects of architectural technology to pupils.
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