Category: Education

THE HUG - Alvar Aalto Campus Otaniemi \  MenoMenoPiu Architects & Paolo Venturella

THE HUG – Alvar Aalto Campus Otaniemi \ MenoMenoPiu Architects & Paolo Venturella

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• October 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

The rectangle is the neutral form par excellence, because its corners balance the two opposing forces of the line: the vertical and horizontal. Mondrian The project is a contemporary evolution of the classic courtyard tipology, unfolding the four sides of the courtyard along the axis of the main road,creating a central urban square facing south […]

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SSST University Interior \ Firma d.o.o.

SSST University Interior \ Firma d.o.o.

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• September 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

Interior of the SSST University (Sarajevo School of Science and Technology) expresses our idea of balancing between institutional character of the building’s exterior, on one hand, and students’ requirements for a stimulating learning atmosphere, on the other. Our principle goal was to create an identity that is inspiring and dynamic, but at the same time […]

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New XIUYI Kindergarten Proposal \ Studio 7 of Urban Architecture China

New XIUYI Kindergarten Proposal \ Studio 7 of Urban Architecture China

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• September 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

Studio 7 of Urban Architecture China has designed the New XIUYI Kindergarten Proposal, the design attempts to challenge traditional kindergarten spatial organization, exploring the classrooms as playful boxes which connected by covered walkway. Village The design is strongly connected to the layout of the traditional village, spreading 30 classrooms into nine buildings and forming a […]

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University buildings Turin: membrane canopy for the roof planned by formTL engineers

University buildings Turin: membrane canopy for the roof planned by formTL engineers

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• August 19, 2013 • Comments (0)

The esteemed university of Turin has been gradually modernising its architecture. This has involved moving all the university faculties to a new campus which is to be completed with a building complex designed by the architects Foster + Partners, London. The buildings are aligned as a triangle with a circular open area. The large extent […]

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Competition winner: West London School by Squire and Partners

Competition winner: West London School by Squire and Partners

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• July 13, 2013 • Comments (1)

Squire and Partners won the competition to design St James’ school in west London, UK. In response to the local building vernacular of grand roof expressions, the roof profiles articulate each element of the village cluster with a clay-tiled roof lantern. Glazed rooflights top each lantern, drawing natural light into every part of the building. […]

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3XN wins university building in Stuttgart, Germany

3XN wins university building in Stuttgart, Germany

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• July 9, 2013 • Comments (0)

3XN wins university building in Stuttgart, Germany. 3XN’s vision to create an open, inspiring and social learning environment for a new technical faculty wins competition with 25 entries. Transparency and communication have been key concepts… which is designed as a “vertical campus” to support the university’s goals of self-awareness, innovation, functionality and profitability. 3XN + […]

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Jiaotong University of Law in Shanghai \ Kokaistudios

Jiaotong University of Law in Shanghai \ Kokaistudios

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• June 30, 2013 • Comments (1)

Kokaistudios recently has completed the Jiaotong University of Law in Shanghai, China. The composition is intentionally modern so to underline the natural instinct to progress and contemporary of the university and to give to the campus a new landmark symbol of the future. Kokaistudios + Architect’s statement from Kokaistudios In 2009 a prestigious American Foundation […]

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SFJAZZ Center \ Mark Cavagnero Associates

SFJAZZ Center \ Mark Cavagnero Associates

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• June 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

SFJAZZ Center by Mark Cavagnero Associates is the first freestanding building in the United States designed exclusively for the enjoyment and performance of jazz. Located in the arts district of San Francisco, the 35,000-square-foot Center provides the 30-year old SFJAZZ organization with its first permanent home and strengthens its mission to reach new listeners. The […]

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Modular Kindergarten - KIDS' CITY \ Adam Wiercinski

Modular Kindergarten – KIDS’ CITY \ Adam Wiercinski

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• May 7, 2013 • Comments (1)

Project of this nursery – a small town in the city, is an idea for a different approach to the everyday world of the child. The main idea was to create a welcoming and safe space, which becomes a part of an interesting architecture by functioning in the city. The structure of the nursery is […]

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Private Colege in Oporto \ OVAL - Avelino Oliveira

Private Colege in Oporto \ OVAL – Avelino Oliveira

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• April 9, 2013 • Comments (1)

Photographer João Morgado shared with us his recently photography of the Private Colege in Oporto designed by OVAL – Avelino Oliveira. A group of buildings for the new facilities of the College Cebes (secondary school), which is situated in Foz do Douro, in the municipality of Porto. The project proposes a building that is based […]

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