Creative learning space with colourful façade

Masahiko Fujimori Architects have designed a creative learning space with colourful façade for the Morinoie Nursery School in Sendai, Japan. ‘We designed an “urban-style” nursery school building that can efficiently accommodate increased numbers of children, while also encouraging their curiosity, creativity, and connection with the local community,‘ the architects describe. Source   

New campus for Hangzhou Normal University in China

The Hangzhou Normal University’s campus planning consists of more than a dozen independent but fully open colleges, whose architectural style is different, forming a rich puzzle. WSP was challenged to design an administrative center, archives, an adult education center, the Institute of Hangzhou Urbanization, a central library, teacher and student activity centers, a hotel and reception […] Read more

Breathtaking Cornell Tech campus on a New York island

The new campus of Cornell Tech sits on the southern side of New York’s Roosevelt island. This campus embodies the future of academic architecture. Cornell Tech’s overall masterplan, devised by SOM Architects, spreads over 12.4 acres. The campus sits above the 100-year and 500-year floodplains to combat rising sea levels and potential natural disasters. The […] Read more

Belgium and Portugal come together in architects’ campus

This architecture school in Belgium occupies the interior of a historical city block where buildings with different identities and from periods coexist. Designed by Lisbon-based studio Aires Mateus, the new all-white structure has been positioned to unite the school’s campus. The campus is located in the city of Tournai near the French border. The site’s […] Read more

Bath school building contrasts stone walls with brickwork

This school building in Bath, England, by local architects Mitchell Eley Gould features stone walls recalling the city’s historic architecture, alongside contrasting dark grey brickwork and window surrounds. The design by Mitchell Eley Gould was the winning entry in a competition for a humanities building at Kingswood School, to be built on the school’s picturesque Lansdown Road grounds.  

Steven Holl’s Glasgow School of Art extension

Steven Holl Architects has created the ‘Seona Reid Building’ at the Glasgow School of Art, an addition that is envisioned as a complimentary contrast to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s iconic building completed over 100 years before. The translucent materiality of the design juxtaposes the masonry of the existing structure, allowing the building to express the school’s […] Read more

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