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Temporary Education & Government Education School Deluxe & Complete

Hyperion Lyceum

A SCHOOL THAT GROWS WITH ITS PUPILS
Not only has this school grown with its pupils in terms of size, but it has even been relocated. Hyperion Lyceum, located in the Overhoeks neighbourhood close to the Amsterdam EYE, is an example of the possibilities De Meeuw can offer schools.

In 2011, Amsterdam schools association, VOvA received approval to build temporary accommodation for 175 pupils at Hyperion Lyceum. On behalf of ROC Amsterdam, in 2012, Phase 1 of Hyperion Lyceum was delivered by De Meeuw, in collaboration with the VOvA and Burton Hamfelt Architectuur Stedebouw Prototypes.

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Client
Stichting Voortgezet Onderwijs van Amsterdam
Project
Hyperion Lyceum
Type of construction
Temporary
Year
2013
Feature
Deluxe & Complete
Surface
2200 M2
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FAMILY FEEL

The building's features include an entrance with large balcony, hall with staggered skylights and a striking stairwell. The specially proportioned window frames are a prime example of flexibility in this build, having been custom-made for Hyperion. The building is conducive to meeting-up and connecting. Small-scale, light, safety, transparency, colour and ambiance were the core values behind the design, which promotes connectivity, encounters and a family feel. The large wooden steps - which double up as seats - are at the heart of the school and represent a lounge area where pupils can meet.

RELOCATION AND EXPANSION

Hyperion Lyceum temporarily moved to number 10 on the Tolhuisweg in Overhoeks in September 2011. Building developments in the area meant that the school had to be relocated. De Meeuw's modular build system provided the perfect solution, and so Hyperion Lyceum was moved in mid-2015. In addition to the relocation, the building also underwent changes to its structure as a result of the merging of multiple phases.

It was clear from the start that this was a huge operation. De Meeuw succeeded in realising this complex dismantling, relocation and expansion project within the only time frame available that would not disrupt lessons - the six-week school holiday. Watch the video below to see how it was done.

RELOCATION AND EXPANSION

Hyperion Lyceum temporarily moved to number 10 on the Tolhuisweg in Overhoeks in September 2011. Building developments in the area meant that the school had to be relocated. De Meeuw's modular build system provided the perfect solution, and so Hyperion Lyceum was moved in mid-2015. In addition to the relocation, the building also underwent changes to its structure as a result of the merging of multiple phases.

It was clear from the start that this was a huge operation. De Meeuw succeeded in realising this complex dismantling, relocation and expansion project within the only time frame available that would not disrupt lessons - the six-week school holiday. Watch the video below to see how it was done.

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