It’s been a very long time since I was in a classroom, but all I can say is that I wish that mine had looked more like the explosion of color and fun that is the Ecole Maternelle Pajol in Paris!!
This four-classroom kindergarten looks like a little kid’s dream come true with the multitude of bold, bright colors, brilliant textures and a playroom to die for. You could almost be forgiven for thinking that the crayons came to life and jumped to attention decorating the walls, floors and ceilings for themselves a little like something in Mickey Mouse’s Fantasia!!
It wasn’t actually the magical crayons, but rather the Parisian architecture office of Palatre & Leclère who are responsible for the reinventing this 1940s building. Somehow they managed to retain the building’s historic feel – yet brought it soaring into modern times with panache and vibrancy! Continue Reading