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Educational Architecture

8.2

German School Madrid / Grüntuch-Ernst Architects

The German School in Madrid, which was inaugurated in October 2015, is Germany's largest civilian construction project abroad. Comprising an elementary school, high school, kindergarten, gymnasium, auditorium, canteen as well as a covered courtyard, the area covers over 27,000 sqm. The building is a complex monolithic reinforced concrete construction that consists of five structures connected by a wide-span dome with a steel shell that resembles pergolas...... Read More...
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Clover House Kindergarten / MAD architects

MAD architects have completed their first project in Japan, the Clover House kindergarten. Located in the small town of Okazaki, the school's setting boasts views of the paddy fields and mountains, characteristic of the Aichi Prefecture. The kindergarten was originally operated out of the old family home of siblings Kentaro and Tamaki Nara, which soon became too small and unfit for expanding their educational goals...... Read More...
8.1

South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) / Woods Bagot

The South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) is a world class research facility, accommodating up to 675 researchers from South Australia, Australia and beyond. Cutting edge architecture by Woods Bagot, including an innovative facade design, provides approximately 25,000 square metres of space in an iconic and sculptural form in the heart of Adelaide’s new medical and health precinct west of the city...... Read More...
8.1

Drawing Studio – Arts University Bournemouth / CRAB studio

The London practice of Peter Cook and Gavin Robotham – CRAB Studio, has designed this curvilinear pavilion with a blue-colored prefabricated steel skin. Two curving skylights, long low openings, and a glazed entrance door give the drawing classrooms a carefully studied dose of natural lighting. Separated from the metal casing, the interior space is molded with glass-reinforced plaster and its continuous undulating surfaces are white...... Read More...
8.3

P.S. 62 The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability / SOM

The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability at Sandy Ground, also known as P.S. 62, is the first net-zero-energy school in New York City and one of the first worldwide. The cutting-edge building harvests as much energy from renewable on-site sources as it uses on an annual basis. Envisioned as a pilot project to explore sustainable design strategies for New York City public schools,..... Read More...
6.9

UC Innovation Center / Alejandro Aravena-ELEMENTAL

UC Innovation Center – Anacleto Angelini, 2014, San Joaquín Campus, Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile. this unique architectural type prompted a design, by architecture office ELEMENTAL, A space of inspiration, connection and orchestration. A bridge among the University, the business world and the public sector...... Read More...
7.3

Pomona College Studio Art Hall / wHY Architecture

In October 2014, Pomona College opened a stunning 35,000-square-foot Studio Art Hall. Designed by wHY architect Kulapat Yantrasast, the building’s striking exterior is marked by a soaring wood-beam roofline and extensive use of glass, which floods the studios with natural light...... Read More...
7.1

Learning Hub (The Hive) Nanyang Technological University / Heatherwick Studio

An advanced educational learning hub by top UK architect Heatherwick Studio, it will support NTU’s ambitions in pushing the frontiers of innovation in learning and sustainable building design. The eight-storey building is envisioned to be a place where students might meet their future business partner or conceive an amazing idea with a university mate. Heatherwick Studio was appointed to design the building following an international competition for best design concept in 2011...... Read More...
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Burntwood School / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM)

The transformation of Burntwood School in Wandsworth, south London reinvents a 1950s modernist education campus for 2,000 pupils and 200 staff. The existing school was set out in a campus style within a mature landscape. A swimming pool & gymnasium building and elegant assembly hall designed by Sir Leslie Martin were retained, while all other buildings were demolished to make way for six new teaching pavilions...... Read More...
7.2

DLR Lexicon / Carr Cotter & Naessens Architects

DLR Lexicon is the County Dublin town’s new wedge-shaped library and cultural centre (the DLR branding deriving from Dún Laoghaire and Rathdown council). It is an imposing, 29m-tall building, clad in pale granite, with its narrowest elevation situated right on the seafront. Unapologetically modern, its huge double-height window looks boldly out to sea, and its clean, straight lines stand out starkly from the busy complexity of the port town around it...... Read More...
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Pani Community Centre / SchilderScholte Architecten

The Netherlands-based Pani Foundation commissioned the Rotterdam office of Gerrit Schilder and Hill Scholte to design a community center for Rajarhat, a town in northern Bangladesh, near the Indian border. Realization of a regional vocational school, consisting of classrooms, a workshop and shop, a courtyard with collective toilets and water pump for local residents. The entire project is only realized with local builders and materials,...... Read More...