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Harrow International School & Harrow Innovation Leadership Academy

PrizeHonorable Mention in Architectural Design / Educational Buildings
Firm LocationHong Kong, Hong Kong
Project locationHaikou, China
Design TeamCary Lau, Xiao Lai, Bruce Hu, Tao Qu
ClientHaikou Urban Construction & Investment Co., Ltd.

Located in Jiangdong District, Haikou, the Harrow International School and Harrow Innovation Leadership Academy (ILA) are set on a site of 96,673 sq m to provide Kindergarten to 12th grade international and bilingual education for a maximum of 1,800 students. It aims to create two distinct school buildings with ample shared spaces that encourage exploration. Each school has an independent entrance which is identified by the open space between two teaching blocks. There are shared facilities set between the two schools to ensure equal access.