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

New York law school by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

The New Fordham Law School is located near New York City’s landmark Lincoln Center. Designed by the architecture office Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, the structure’s overall massing is a direct reflection of the programmatic layout with its three main elements: the one-story dining pavilion; the nine floor checkerboard-patterned educational facility housing classrooms, lecture halls, […] Read more

Education, like work, is becoming agile

Creativity, play, collaboration and the desire for more holistic environments are not only being embraced in our workplaces, but also in our schools. Contemporary pedagogy has seen a shift from teacher-focused learning to team teaching, project-based learning and collaborative teaching. In addition, a greater reliance on technology means students and teachers have more flexibility – […] Read more

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