Special Needs School of Nicosia

Client: Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture
Architect: Soula Papadia
Project description:
This public school for students with special needs is located in Aglantzia, Nicosia. The dominant construction constraint, besides at area of interest, besides the clayey soils, is the high level of the ground water. The cost profitable solution of foundation strip footings was implemented, though the upper soil layers were removed and replaced by ground improvement gravel layers. The structural effectiveness of the particular selection is practically validated by the elimination of any settlements and the absence of any cracks neither on the bearing elements nor on the infill walls.