Educational

Aarhus Gymnastics and Motor Skills Hall, Aarhus, Denmark, C.F. Møller Architects

Aarhus Gymnastics and Motor Skills Hall

Text description provided by the architects. The Motor Skills Hall is an extension of the Aarhus Gymnastics and Trampoline Hall. The idea of the extension has been to design a hall which motivates the 3-10-year-olds to practice movement. A sculpturally-formed climbing frame, called the seashell, extends across the hall, stretching […]

Montessori Kindergarten, Klecany, Czech Republic, No Architects

Montessori Kindergarten

Text description provided by the architects. “The world does not belong to obedient children. The world belongs to those who know the world well enough to be able to change it.” Colour and object abstemiousness and absence of loud toys and motives are connected to educational specifics, which are built […]

Day Nursery Malvína, Prague, Czech Republic, No Architects

Day Nursery Malvína

Text description provided by the architects. Reconstruction of the international day care nursery Malvína. Malvína prefers order – a quick goodbye kiss and let’s play! Eda hesitates for a moment but agrees. But what about their parents? They find farewells difficult. When mum and dad are stressed, Malvína and Eda […]

School for Ornamental Metalwork and Blacksmithing, Brussels, Belgium, B2Ai

School for Ornamental Metalwork and Blacksmithing

Text description provided by the architects. The new building houses both courses – ornamental metalwork and blacksmithing – in order to provide the students (adult education and evening classes) with all modern comforts while creating a showcase for the craft. The plot is located on a site with two other […]

Passive Kindergarten Oostduinkerke, Koksijde, Belgium, B2Ai

Passive Kindergarten Oostduinkerke

Text description provided by the architects. Due to the increasing number of students, the local Oostduinkerke school needed to expand. The building premises are situated in the centre of town, in between the backyards of the surrounding buildings. The newly constructed nursery section will be partly underground. This way, the […]

Braamcamp Freire Secondary School, Lisbon, Portugal, CVDB Arquitectos

Braamcamp Freire Secondary School

Text description provided by the architects. The Braamcamp Freire Secondary School is located at the edge of the historical centre of Pontinha, Lisbon. The site has approximately 17.380 sqm and borders an accentuated topography. The school is part of Pontinha’s urban fabric with the exception of its north boundary that […]

Green Dot Ánimo Leadership Charter High School, Inglewood-California, United States, Brooks + Scarpa

Green Dot Ánimo Leadership Charter High School

Text description provided by the architects. This new public school for 500 students is located in a tough South Los Angeles neighborhood almost directly under the flight path into LAX and adjacent to the very busy 105 Century freeway. The design was influenced by the New Orleans architects Curtis and […]

Chesapeake Child Development Center, Oklahoma City, United States, Rand Elliott Architects

Chesapeake Child Development Center

Text descriptiom provided by the architects. The client’s instructions were simple and clear – create a center for inspired early childhood learning and development for the kids of Chesapeake employees. In typical Chesapeake fashion, they wanted it to be the best – a safe place where parents and guardians could […]

Primary School De Schatkamer, Zwolle, Netherlands, Bekkering Adams Architecten

Primary School De Schatkamer

The primary school ‘De Schatkamer’ is located in the Stadshagen district in Zwolle, and is surround by the Belvederelaan, the Wildwalstraat and a railway track. There is a series of magnificent oak trees on the site. The building follows the contours of the land in a kind of bow shape, […]

Ensemble Bloemershof, Dieren, Netherlands, Bekkering Adams Architecten

Ensemble Bloemershof

Text description provided by the architects. With the completion of the Bloemershof, the municipality of Rheden has been enriched with a new, multifunctional urban ensemble with a strong identity. Designed with and for its different users – the vocational school, sport facilities, fire station and housing – it creates a […]

C.A.R.L. Auditorium at RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, Höhler+Partner Architekten

C.A.R.L. Auditorium at RWTH Aachen University

Text description provided by the architects. Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects design is part of the RWTH Aachen University’s major development strategy adding over 280,000m² of additional space to the campus, which is to form one of the largest research campuses in Europe. The new educational facility points to a more […]

Daycare in Zsámbék, Zsámbék, Hungary, Földes Architects

Daycare in Zsámbék

Text description provided by the architects. We meant this day care, designed for the small town of Zsámbék near to the capital, to be a building which can add value to this small-town and featureless residential built enviroment. We mixed the functionally strict floor plan of the créche with a […]

EBS-Electronic Based Systems Center (TU Graz), Graz, Austria, AllesWirdGut

EBS-Electronic Based Systems Center (TU Graz)

Text description provided by the architects. The new building of the EBS Center on the Graz University of Technology’s Infield grounds marks a kind of starting and end point. As a figurative punctuation mark, the built volume was articulated as a free-standing complex. The Center’s distinctive six-story east-side façade provides […]

Blanco Ooostduinkerke Residence, Roeselare, Belgium, B2Ai

Knowledge Center ‘ARhus’ Roeselare

Text description provided by the architects. A key project in the heart of the Belgian city of Roeselare is the renewal of the inner-city nucleus formed by Noordstraat, Ooststraat and Henri Horriestraat. The city centre will be structurally strengthened by enlarging a modern centre of knowledge and learning, developing additional […]

Academy of Art Crafts (ESMA), Toulouse, France, LCR Architectes

Academy of Art Crafts (ESMA)

Text description provided by the architects. The campus includes the Academy of Art Crafts(ESMA), the Technical Academy of Photography and Game Design (ETPA) and a student housing(182units). It is located in Auzeville-Tolosane, 15 minutes from the centre of Toulouse. The school, overlaid with two levels of parking (55 spaces reserved for […]

Middle School Of Labarthe-Sur-Lèze, Labarthe-sur-Lèze, France, LCR Architectes

Middle School Of Labarthe-Sur-Lèze

Text description provided by the architects. The aim was to create a school answering to the High Environmental Quality and educational standards. We tried to imagining the scale of the future equipment and to position it as a public building within a problematic empty space. The middle school arises from […]

Japanese Garden at the Budapest Zoo, Budapest, Hungary, PLANT - Atelier Peter Kis

Japanese Garden at the Budapest Zoo

Text description provided by the architects. The hill of the Japanese Garden was created from the debris of the Zoo and its surroundings after World War II. Initially there was an open air stage here, which however was unutilised for major parts of the year occupying this otherwise rather narrow […]

The Metamorphosis of the Great Rock, Budapest, Hungary, PLANT - Atelier Peter Kis

The Metamorphosis of the Great Rock

Text description provided by the architects. The Great Rock – originally built between 1909 and 1912 – is one of the earliest and largest artificial rocks with reinforced concrete structure in the word; it reproduces the formations of a limestone mountain with a dolomite summit, actually existing in Transylvania. It […]

Becton Dickinson Campus Center, Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, United States, RMJM

Becton Dickinson Campus Center

Becton Dickinson selected RMJM Hillier for the design of their new 38,000-square-foot Campus Center. Located on Becton Dickinson’s corporate headquarters campus, the building houses the cafeteria, café, company store and other retail amenities. The sensitivity of the sitting of the first buildings almost 20 years ago is still evident […]

St Peter's Catholic Primary School, Gloucester, United Kingdom, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

St Peter’s Catholic Primary School

Text description provided by the architects. St Peter’s Catholic Primary School in Gloucester is a state school for 420 pupils aged from 4 to 11. The scheme also includes a 26-place nursery, which sits adjacent to the main school building. The existing school was in a poor state of repair when […]

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, Mnchester, United Kingdom, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School

Manchester Metropolitan University’s Business School and Student Hub was its most significant real estate investment since the 1960s. The spectacular new building replaces an outdated business faculty at its Aytoun site. The new 23,000 metre square facility accommodates 5,000 students and 250 staff and is innovative […]

Tudor Grange Academy in Worcester, Worcester, United Kingdom, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Tudor Grange Academy in Worcester

Text description provided by the architects. Tudor Grange Academy is a new build, with 30% part refurbishment, academy for 500 11-16 year olds and 200 16-18 year olds; with a specialism in science and enterprise. The academy is a dynamic form that knits into the existing buildings with a central double […]

Highfield Humanities College, Blackpool, United Kingdom, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Highfield Humanities College

Text description provided by the architects. Highfield Humanities College is a state secondary school of 1,200 pupils between the ages of 11 and 16. It forms part of Blackpool’s Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme and has replaced what was the dilapidated existing college with its long, forbidding corridors. In […]

Drapers' Academy, Romford, United Kingdom, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Drapers’ Academy

Text description provided by the architects. Specialising in Science and Mathematics, the Drapers’ Academy is decorated with brick patterns devised using an ancient mathematical principle. It is sponsored by one of London’s oldest Guilds, and is set in parkland once occupied by an Elizabethan manor house. The 1100 place school is on the […]

Manchester School of Art, Manchester, United Kingdom, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Manchester School of Art

Celebrating its 175th birthday in 2013, Manchester School of Art is one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the UK. The school was established in the 19th Century to help keep the region competitive in an international market and support regional industry in a wider marketplace. Now a faculty of Manchester Metropolitan University […]

Innovation Center UC, Santiago, Chile, ELEMENTAL Alejandro Aravena

Innovation Center UC

In 2011, Angelini Group decided to donate the necessary funds to create a center where companies, businesses and more in general, demand, could converge with researchers and state of the art university knowledge creation. The aim was to contribute to the process of transferring know-how, identifying business opportunities, adding value […]

CEIBS Beijing Campus, Beijing, China, IDOM

CEIBS Beijing Campus

Text description provided by the architects. CEIBS (China Europe International Business School) is the Business School leader in Asia. As part of its growth has taken the decision of building a new Campus in Beijing contracting AXCT-IDOM Group as design architect. The new Campus occupies about 19.000m2 in a three […]

UCSB San Joaquin Student Housing, Santa Barbara-California, United States, Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects (LOHA)

UCSB San Joaquin Student Housing

LOHA’s LEED Platinum plan for seven student housing structures as part of the San Joaquin Housing complex at the northern limit of the University of California, Santa Barbara, represents an application of the firm’s expertise in urban environments reimagined for university context. Respecting the adjacent community’s scale and character […]

NMR Facility, Utrecht, Netherlands, UNStudio

NMR Facility

Located on the Uithof Campus of Utrecht University, the NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) Facility is a small pavilion-like laboratory building. Eight spectrometers (high-frequency magnets) are included at the two-floor column free laboratory. The spatial layout of the building is decisively influenced by this, because the […]