Educational

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 holistic understanding of learning and […]

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 traditional and community building space […]

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 the urban front facing the […]

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 commercial premises and building new […]

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 school and 60 for the […]

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 the convergence of two axes: […]

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 area. The Japanese Garden was […]

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 was regarded as the most […]

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 Ofsted gave it ‘Notice to […]

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 height heart space linking the […]

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 total contrast, our design has […]

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 edge of Harold Hill, a […]

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 floors building and a basement […]

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 […]

Minnaert Building, Utrecht, Netherlands, Neutelings Riedijk Architects

Minnaert Building

One big hall on the “piano nobile” of the Minnaert Building concentrantes all circulation space. It constitutes the communal gathering place and living room for all staff and students in this part of the campus and gives access to the restaurant, the study centre and the laboratories. In the middle, the hall has a large […]

Lowy Cancer Research Centre, Sydney, Australia, Lahznimmo Architects, Wilsons Architects

Lowy Cancer Research Centre

The new Lowy Cancer Research Centre at the University of NSW gain an award for the design of Lahznimmo architects and Wilson Architects through a short listed paid competition process. A joint venture between the University of NSW, Faculty of Medicine and the Children’s Cancer Institute Australia (CCIA) is this research facility that brings together […]

Evelyn Grace Academy, London, United Kingdom, Zaha Hadid Architects

Evelyn Grace Academy

Text description provided by the architects. The Evelyn Grace Academy in Brixton, London Borough of Lambeth, offers an opportunity to broaden not only the educational diversity of this active and historic part of London, but also to augment the built environment in a predominantly residential area. This Academy is an open, transparent and welcoming addition […]

Gavroche Centre for Children, Saint-Ouen, France, SOA Architectes

Gavroche Centre for Children

Text description provided by the architects. A cultural and educational facility situated in the heart of the Victor Hugo development has been realized with the completion of the Gavroche Centre for Children. The latter is part of a large urban renewal scheme consisting principally of housing, offices and commercial buildings organized around the Victor Hugo […]

Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea, Dominique Perrault Architecture

Ewha Womans University

Text description provided by the architects. A larger than site response, an urban response, a global landscaped solution which weaves together the tissue of the EWHA campus with that of the city was necessary in regards to the complexity of the immediate site through its relationship to the greater campus and the city of Shinchon […]

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication, Phoenix, Arizona, United States, Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, this new state-of-the-art facility is located in downtown Phoenix. Strategically situated at the corner of Central Avenue and Taylor Street Mall, it is an integral part of the fabric of ASU’s downtown campus. The six-story, 220,000 sq. ft., 110-foot tall building is taking cues from and energizes the community […]

Yale Arts Complex, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects

Yale Arts Complex

Yale University’s Rudolph Building, that used to be known as the Art and Architecture Building was designed in 1963 by the modern master and then chair of the School of Architecture, Paul Rudolph. It is considered one of Rudolph’s most serious works. It went under a complete renovation and expansion by restoring the structure to […]

Macau Science Centre, Pei Partnership Architects

Macau Science Centre

Text description provided by the architects. The Macau Science Centre is an educational and cultural facility considered to be a state-of-the-art that is located at the gateway of Macau situated along the Pearl River Delta within an hour of Hong Kong by ferry. The centre was completed in December 2009 and dedicated by President Hu […]

Xiayu Kindergarten, Shanghai, China, Atelier Deshaus

Xiayu Kindergarten

Text description provided by the architects. Xiayu Kindergarten lies on the edges of the Qingpu New Town. In large scale region character, Qingou is one of the several sub-districts around Shanghai, which still preserve some traditional buildings. Since Qingpu New Town was basically built up from farmland and it is far away from the old […]

Westerdals School of Communication, Oslo, Norway, Kristin Jarmund

Westerdals School of Communication

The project was awarded 1st prize in an invited competition. The building is constructed at the area of Vulkan that is an old industrial area, sitting next to Oslo’s picturesque Akers’s river and the popular public space Kuba. The concept is conceived as a “square peg in a square hole”, and that translates into a […]