Educational

School Campus Saint Michel Molenbeek, Brussels, Belgium, B2Ai

School Campus Saint Michel Molenbeek

Text description provided by the architects. From tabaco depot to school. There is no bigger contrast. September 1st the students moved in on the historical site of former tabaco depot Saint Michel. The new campus should, in the first place, partially solve the shortage in Dutch education in Brussels, but […]

Myra - School of Business, Mysore, India, Architecture Paradigm

Myra – School of Business

Text description provided by the architects. The site is around twelve acres and is located on the outskirts of Mysore alongside area marked out for industrial development. It slopes down from south towards the north and is bound by roads along a part of eastern edge and completely along the […]

Barreiro College of Technology, Barreiro, Portugal, ARX Portugal Arquitectos

Barreiro College of Technology

Text description provided by the architects. The building site assigned for the School is located in the outskirts of the city of Barreiro. These are rural territories which were invaded by recent constructions intersecting green-gardens and reed plots. Residence houses are predominant and other functions were not predicted for this […]

International Management Institute, Bhubaneswar, India, Abin Design Studio

International Management Institute

Text description provided by the architects. The past always catches up with you. Why shouldn’t it? Especially, when it offers you a rich heritage and timeless unparalleled grandeur. Orissa is a state widely known for its opulent cultural heritage and rich architecture. Geographically, Bhubaneswar is situated in the eastern coastal […]

Zalmplaat School, Hoogeveen, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Zalmplaat School

Text description provided by the architects. In the design of the new Zalmplaatschool, the expressive and soft building volume is equipped with two floors with rounded corners, creating an all-round soft shape. Colourful letters and strips in combination with wavy movements of the frontage make a characteristic and expressive building; […]

Boiler House Ceres, Eindhoven, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Boiler House Ceres

Text description provided by the architects.  Redevelopment Boiler House Ceres into an office and educational building. Boiler House Ceres belongs to the first generation of buildings on the university campus in Eindhoven and is one of the most valuable volumes on the campus. Technological evolution made the original function of […]

Summa College, Eindhoven, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Summa College

Text description provided by the architects. This Summa College accommodates health and welfare training courses and, after extensive renovation and extension, covers an area of 18.000 m². Currently, the school entrance is located in the inner square and the school faces away from the Genderpark. In the diederendirrix design, the […]

The Hangar, Eindhoven, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

The Hangar

Text description provided by the architects. In the centre of Meerrijk, a Vinex-district in Eindhoven, a typical airplane hangar plus several other buildings, form a valuable piece of industrial heritage which keep the memory of the former Welschap airport alive. Redevelopment plus expansion into a complex for recreational and educational […]

Brightlands Smart Services Campus, Heerlen, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Brightlands Smart Services Campus

Text description provided by the architects. A former ABP [pension fund] office building dating from 1977 is now a breeding ground for education, research and entrepreneurship. Diederendirrix architecture & urban development and Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe designed the Brightlands Smart Service Campus in Heerlen. The building got a […]

Musa Katendrecht, Rotterdam, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Musa Katendrecht

Text description provided by the architects. Residential and education building Musa in Rotterdam was put into use in July. The building is part of the Pols in Rotterdam, the harbour area that forms the transition between the Kop van Zuid and the peninsula. Musa is the first new building within […]

COAATM, Madrid, Spain, Díaz y Díaz Arquitectos

COAATM

Text description provided by the architects.  Rehabilitation and refurbishment of the official college of surveyors of Madrid. The space is structured around a firm nucleus of vertical communication where they are integrated the main stairs with its lift, the secondary stairs and both central courtyards with individual panoramic lifts. The […]

New Headquarters of the Faculty of Humanities, Prague, Czech Republic, Kuba & Pilař architekti

New Headquarters of the Faculty of Humanities

Text description provided by the architects. The original canteen and dormitory buildings by the architect Karel Prager are only the torso of an unfinished university campus on the banks of the Vltava River. The canteen itself was never fully used as intended. The 1980s building, built using a demanding lift-slab construction […]

Dance School in Oleiros, A Coruña, Spain, NAOS Arquitectura

Dance School in Oleiros

Text description provided by the architects. The Municipal School of Dance in Oleiros is a freestanding building with a ground floor and a simple volumetric shape, in accordance with a clear programme of requirements. Two different volumes hold the different uses of the building and separate the main operation areas. […]

Vitus Bering Innovation Park, Horsens, Denmark, C.F. Møller Architects

Vitus Bering Innovation Park

Text description provided by the architects. Teaching and entrepreneur start-up office facilities side by side – that’s the philosophy behind the distinctive extension to the existing 1970’s structure of the University College Vitus Bering Denmark in Horsens. The new Innovation building is designed to sit on a brick base, which is a […]

The A.P. Møller School, Schleswig, Germany, C.F. Møller Architects

The A.P. Møller School

Text description provided by the architects. The AP Møller School is a Danish school in Germany. The school, which consists of a co-educational school and a secondary school section, was a gift to the Danish School Association in South Schleswig from the AP Møller Foundation, which is probably best known […]

The University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark, C.F. Møller Architects

The University of Aarhus

Text description provided by the architects. The University of Aarhus, which dates from 1931, is a unique and coherent university campus with consistent architecture, homogenous use of yellow brickwork and adaptation to the landscape. The university has won renown and praise as an integrated complex which unites the best aspects […]

The Technical Faculty - SDU, Odense, Denmark, C.F. Møller Architects

The Technical Faculty – SDU

Text description provided by the architects. The Technical Faculty is part of the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) in Odense, and constitutes a shared research and education environment for four different institutes. The building is designed as one big envelope consisting of 5 buildings connected by bridges at multiple levels […]

Sølvgade School, Copenhagen, Denmark, C. F. Møller Architects

Sølvgade School

Text description provided by the architects. Denmark’s oldest school, the listed Sølvgades School built in 1847, close to King Christian IV’s famous historic naval barracks, Nyboder, in Copenhagen, has for many years been lacking space and modern facilities. C.F. Møller has carefully renovated the school and done an extension which […]

The Maersk Tower, Copenhagen, Denmark, C.F. Møller Architects

The Maersk Tower

Text decription provided by the architects. The Maersk Tower is a state-of-the-art research building whose innovative architecture creates the optimum framework for world-class health research, making it a landmark in Copenhagen. It aims to contribute positively by linking the University of Copenhagen with the surrounding neighbourhoods and wider city. The […]

International School Ikast-Brande, Ikast, Denmark, C.F. Møller Architects

International School Ikast-Brande

Text description provided by the architects. The international school in Ikast-Brande (ISIB) has inaugurated a new 2,600 m2 building, which includes a school, after-school and kindergarten. C.F. Møller has designed the complex like a small town with individual volumes located around a square and winding streets. The international school, which […]

Greenhouse in the Botanic Garden, Aarhus, Denmark, C.F. Møller Architects

Greenhouse in the Botanic Garden

Text description provided by the architects. The new tropical conservatory at the Botanical Gardens in Aarhus is like a drop of dew in its green surroundings. Sustainable design, new materials and advanced computer technology went into the creation of the hothouse’s organic form. The snail-shaped hothouse in the Botanic Garden […]

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 […]