Category Archives: Education

Darius Milhaud Conservatory by Kengo Kuma

By : lau | 6 Jul 2014 9:20 am | Education, Other

The Darius Milhaud Conservatory was designed by the Kengo Kuma architectural practice with folded aluminum panels to create pleats across the exterior walls of the concert hall located in Aix en Provence to the south of France. The city hosts one of the oldest dance and music conservatories in the country, established in 1849, and it received a new facility spreading over a surface of 7000 square meters which hosts the teaching facilities along with an auditorium with 500 seats.…

Rutgers Business School by TEN Arquitectos

By : lau | 28 Jun 2014 5:12 pm | Education

The practice of TEN Arquitectos designed the Rutgers Business School as a gateway to the Livingston Campus of the Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey. The project was created in 2013 with an L-shape that spans at a height of 60 feet above Rockafeller Road and it is a part of a masterplan to supply the high density campus with urban facilities, shared amenities and orient it toward the collaboration spaces instead of the traditional classrooms. There are three bands…

Georges-Freche School of Hotel Management by FUKSAS Architects

By : lau | 21 Jun 2014 8:04 am | Education

The Georges-Freche School of Hotel Management in the ZAC Port Marianne area to the east side of Montpellier, France was designed by the FUKSAS Architects practice as a hotel/school that wants to transform the landscape by adding a new landmark to it. The project is designed as a single entity with a sculptural shape to distinguish its different programs and an interior where each room has its individual proportions. There are two main buildings linked together by footbridges to cross…

The Vibeeng School by Arkitema Architects

By : lau | 18 Jun 2014 5:10 pm | Education

The Vibeeng School in Haslev, Denmark was designed by the Arkitema Architects practice with a playful red exterior and several external education zones to reduce the energy requirements for the project. The primary school is class 1 and it integrates various sustainability elements to increase the overall efficiency while also stimulating the children to learn in a challenging environment. The roof hosts skylights toward the north to improve the natural light inside and there are also several solar panels to…

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs by Zaha Hadid

By : lau | 11 Jun 2014 4:50 pm | Education

The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs of the American University of Beirut in Lebanon was designed by the architectural practice of Zaha Hadid cantilevering above a public courtyard with a series of elevated pathways and it will offer a forum for debating public policies in the Arab World such as the refugee crisis or the climate changes. The project spreads over a surface of 3000 square meters and it is to the north side of the…

Xi’An Jiaotong – Liverpool University Administration Building by Aedas

By : lau | 27 May 2014 6:59 pm | Education

The Aedas architectural practice designed the administration and information building for the Xi’An Jiaotong – Liverpool University which is located in Suzhou, China. The project offers a dynamic gathering space for the students and staff, with an aesthetic inspired by the taihu stones which are prevalent in the region, giving the façade a porous texture. The porosity helps with the natural ventilation of the building so it increases the sustainability of the whole while also offering a beautiful exterior. There…

Departments and Student Center by Atelier Hitoshi Abe

By : lau | 20 May 2014 5:56 am | Education

The Departments and Student Center of the University of Economics and Business in Vienna was designed by the Atelier Hitoshi Abe as a complex in the campus which features a series of sinuous buildings with interstitial spaces to ensure easy circulation. The arrangement was favored since it encourages interaction between the various departments in the campus and this is also enhanced through the shared outdoor areas where the students, instructors and administrators can get together and relax or simply exchange…

Nursery School by MDR

By : lau | 13 May 2014 2:26 pm | Education

The Nursery School is a centrally located project in Baillargues, France which is a very old town with ancient architecture and the designers from the MDR practice tried to create a harmonious contemporary design which would integrate with the surroundings. The project is a part of a large greenery patch and it offers a beautiful view of the Mediterranean landscape which the designers tried to continue using materials and a geometry which is appropriate, taking the surrounding constructions into account…

Griffith University G11 Library by ThomsonAdsett

By : lau | 10 May 2014 12:41 pm | Education

The new Learning Commons of the Griffith University in Southport, Australia create a range of internal and outdoor learning environments which have the purpose of promoting the interactions between students and staff in spaces that evoke an environmental and cultural context created by the ThomsonAdsett architectural practice. The 160 meter long extension can be used for various purposes such as stage events, enrolment day, O-week, interviews, markets or exhibitions and has become the primary campus meeting point. The design was…

Steiner School by LOCALARCHITECTURE

By : lau | 6 May 2014 8:55 pm | Education

Located in Crissier, Switzerland, the Steiner School integrates the Rudolf Steiner pavilion campus and it spreads over three floors to take up the external flow of the existing pavilions with a design created by the LOCALARCHITECTURE practice in 2012. The exterior corridors are accessed through a staircase and ramp leading directly to the cloakrooms and classrooms. The corridors define the layout of each room and they also extend the classrooms to act as a portrayal of the school’s philosophy of…

Page 1 of 1012345...10...Last »

Recent in: