Even though shipping containers are commonly seen on the backs of trucks, they make perfect schoolrooms as well. You can find them for sale in Perth, New York, London, Cape Town, and just about any other major town or city throughout the world. Their durability makes them ideal for long-term building projects. From North America to Africa and […] Read more
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.
PANACOM designed an attractive interior for The Moscow Architectural School. The classrooms of The Moscow Architectural School (MARCH), The Moscow Film School (MFS), The British Higher School of Art & Design are included into one educational hub of creative industries. The part of rooms (educational audiences and studios) is used by each school individually, and the […] Read more
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
Located on the outskirts of Paris in the 19th arrondissement, the project by French studio Jean-François Schmit Architects combines a school and municipal workshop into one timber-clad volume. Alternating between open and closed slats on the exterior façade, the 100 meter long building features a series of swooping, saw-tooth roof forms placed at its peak. […] Read more
The building for the Scuola di Piazza delle Erbe was designed by architect Jörg Friedrich of PFP Architekten for a plot left vacant after it was bombed during the Second World War. Genoa’s city council, which is responsible for the regeneration of the Porta Soprana and San Donato neighbourhood, commissioned the five storey building to accommodate almost […] Read more
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
Architecture for a Change created the Legson Kayira Community Center & Primary School, an off-grid, prefab primary school made from shipping containers in Malawi. The building was manufactured offsite in a workshop in South Africa and then shipped to Malawi, where a local team assembled the school in eight weeks under the direction of site architect […] Read more
Located in Queensland, Australia, CRAB Studio’s Abedian School of Architecture is one of those rare projects that combines simple design strategies in a sophisticated intricate form. London-based architects Sir Peter Cook and Gavin Robotham built the school on a campus originally built by Arata Isozaki in the 1980s. The structure is comprised of beautiful curves and […] Read more
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