Minerva Gymnasium

A brand new college high school for 800 students, in partnership with the University of Umeå.

Minerva Gymnasium was built neighbouring the University of Umeå campus, a college preparatory high school directly partnered with the university. The location of the new school directly influenced the architectural vision, with durable materials and raw and neat materials sich as heat-treated wood and stainless steel accentuating the contact ith nature.

The overall design features a hierarchical structure with social and public spaces on the ground floor and school activities on the 2nd and 3rd floor. The interior design is built upon a classic minimalist design, with the impression of an airy and spacious environment created with large...

Bright Red RBM Ana plastic school chairs in waiting area at Minerva Highschool
"The interior is pervaded by an open classic minimalist design. Through sight lines and large glass surfaces, the building is perceived as light and transparent. Transparency is enhanced through environmental lighting inside as well as outside."

A large canteen and cafeteria area split into several distinct areas features RBM Noor chairs in two colours, Poppy red and Misty grey, both with the stackable four leg option. A design collaboration between Form Us With Love, Gronlund Design, Stokke Austad and internal Flokk designers, the RBM Noor’s durability make it a good choice for multi-user high occupation areas such as canteens, with wipe clean surfaces and a mobile and easily stackable design. Available in a wide range of colours, materials and customisations it can be easily matched to a wide variety of interior design intentions.

Light grey RBM Noor chairs in Minerva High School social area for eating

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