specialty journal of architecture and construction
Requirements of Designing a Kindergarten based on Green Architecture
Zahra Mehrabansehgonbad, Soniya Falahatdoost, Arash Mohammadkhani
Kindergartens are a suitable environment for children’s collective activities and provide a setting for children's social development. Therefore, designing kindergartens is an effective factor influencing development and growth of children. Built based on sustainable and green architecture, green building offers a model of living together along with the optimal use of natural resources and environmental protection. This study aims to investigate the requirements and parameters involved in the design of Kindergartens based on green architecture. This research has been conducted based on library research method. Also, a case where the principles of green Kindergartens have been respected was found and evaluated. The results of the research present a framework for sustainability and environmental protection in the design of kindergarten that can provide an environment for developing children’s creativity and promoting their mental health.