Corresponding Author

Eman Ahmed Ebrahim

Subject Area

Architectural Engineering

Article Type

Original Study


The stage of human childhood is one of the important stages in a person’s life. At this stage, the child’s abilities grow, his talents become clear, and all the possibilities of his physical, emotional, social and mental personality open up. This stage represents the cornerstone of the growth of psychological functions in the following years. Therefore, taking care of childhood and paying attention to its activities is one of the most important influences that contribute to the progress of societies, and there is no doubt that the process of growth for the child takes place during the child’s interaction with the surrounding environment. The educational environment, and hence the role of the architect in shaping the identity of the child through the design of the physical space of the kindergarten, which helps the child to grow, exploration and knowledge, so the researcher has studied the internal and external spaces and their auxiliary elements to achieve the various activities of the kindergarten and determine the spatial needs of these activities. The research is based on studying the stages of the child's development from a psychological, social, physical and mental point of view to find out his actual needs and apply them to the physical space within the kindergarten.


kindergartens, architectural design, child skills, architectural space, human needs

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