Cornell Tech campus opens on New York’s Roosevelt Island

Morphosis and SOM were among the architecture firms involved in the design of a new permanent home for Cornell Tech university, described as “the first campus ever built for the digital age”. The Cornell Tech campus, which opened last week, was constructed on a slender island in New York’s East River, between the boroughs of Manhattan

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Slices of timber align to form roof of outdoor classroom near Moscow

A huge tree trunk has been sliced into sections to create the slatted roof of this outdoor classroom designed by architecture students for a school at an art park in Russia’s Kaluga region. The semi-outdoor classroom is affixed to an existing school building set within Nikola-Lenivets, an art park in a village around four hours from

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House-shaped opening cuts through Belgian school of architecture by Aires Mateus

Aires Mateus has completed a new architecture facility at a university in western Belgium, featuring a huge gabled void in its facade and a dramatic double-helical staircase inside. Manuel and Francisco Aires Mateus designed the new faculty building for the Université Catholique de Louvain’s Tournai campus, which is located around 80 kilometres outside Brussels. The Lisbon-based duo won a competition

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OMA builds city-inspired engineering school for Ecole Centrale Paris

Rem Koolhaas’ firm looked at urban-design patterns when drawing up plans for this laboratory building at an engineering school on the outskirts of Paris. Called Lab City, the building was designed by OMA to provide a new facility for Ecole Centrale Paris, a French university that specialises in science and engineering. But the design team – led by

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Blue and yellow fins wrap sculptural academic building in Chicago by JGMA

Canted walls covered in colourful louvres define this urban building for Northeastern Illinois University by architecture firm JGMA, which sits next to a major highway. The El Centro facility is part of an urban satellite campus established by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) to help serve the Latino community. Occupying a former industrial site in Chicago’s Avondale

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Colourful strips surround Toronto’s Albion Library by Perkins+Will

Multi-coloured bars form the facades of this district library in a Toronto suburb by architecture firm Perkins+Will, which features community areas for new Canadians. The Albion Library is located in the Rexdale neighbourhood to the north-west of the city, where the population is predominantly immigrants, minorities, and low-income residents. “The Albion District Library is one

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Cantilevered concrete volume shelters entrance to Arabic studies building at Lebanese university

Chunky concrete pillars support the upper storey of this university building in Lebanon, which rises above its sloping site to offer views of a nearby walnut grove and the Mediterranean Sea. The Sheikh Nahyan Centre for Arabic Studies & Intercultural Dialogue (CASID) was designed by local firm Fouad Samara Architects as the latest addition to

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Herzog & de Meuron unveils mountain-ridge campus for Berggruen Institute in LA

Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron has taken cues from “monastic architecture” to design a research campus high above Los Angeles. After a lengthy process, the studio was selected for the project by the Berggruen Institute – founded in 2010 with the aim to “study and apply new ideas to the workings of social, economic,

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CF Møller covers Copenhagen school in 12,000 solar panels

Scandinavian firm CF Møller has designed a school on Copenhagen’s waterfront, which is almost completely covered in blue-tinged solar panels that shimmer like sequins in the sunlight.  CF Møller designed the Copenhagen International School for Nordhavn – a harbour currently under renovation in the Danish city. Thousands of solar panels enveloping the stacked-block formation of the school are tilted in opposing directions

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Feilden Clegg Bradley creates barn-inspired art building at Bedales School in Hampshire

A building with a row of pitched roofs forms Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios’ art and design block at Bedales School – a liberal independent school on the edge of the South Downs National Park in Hampshire, England. Clad in rough-sawn Siberian larch, the Bedales School Art and Design Building is constructed around a 300-year-old oak tree

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Andrew Burges Architects transforms Sydney warehouse into “mini city” for kids

This Sydney childcare and community centre by Andrew Burges Architects is filled with tiny house-shaped rooms and has a sandpit on its roof. Conceived as a city at child’s scale, the East Sydney Learning Centre is housed in a four-storey former warehouse building from the 1920s that is nestled within a tight network of lanes and streets. The architects were asked to

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O’Donnell + Tuomey uses “surgical strategy” to link new and old buildings of Budapest university

As part of a huge revamp of the Central European University, Irish architecture firm O’Donnell + Tuomey has added a new limestone-clad building to a street in downtown Budapest. The firm led by architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey is completely overhauling the graduate school, with a masterplan that involves linking up historic structures and courtyards with new limestone-clad

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Alberto Campo Baeza’s Madrid sports centre is a “box of light”

Two enormous translucent walls flood the playing court of this bright white sports centre by Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza with dazzling light. Located on the Francisco de Vitoria University campus in Pozuelo, Madrid, the sports complex comprises two clean, white boxes joined together by a low-rise building whose roof becomes an interconnecting patio at the first floor level.

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Reiulf Ramstad’s kiln-inspired learning centre will celebrate Denmark’s farming culture

Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter has unveiled plans for a new agricultural and baking education centre in Denmark’s Jutland region, which will feature teaching spaces skylit by a pair of kiln-shaped forms. Called Kornets Hus – translating from Danish as Grain House – the new timber-framed learning centre will be completed this year in the town of Hjørring, on a patch of

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Stainless-steel extension to CTLES archive reflects its rural surroundings

This pair of enormous mirrored-steel boxes connected by a glazed bridge were designed by Antonini + Darmon and RMDM, to complement and extend an aluminium-clad archive facility outside Paris. The CTLES (Technical Centre for Books of Higher Education) is a national public administrative institution located in the Parisian suburb of Bussy-Saint-Georges, around 25 kilometres east of the city

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Portakabin builds temporary school for pupils of academy next to Grenfell Tower

A temporary secondary school is being built to accommodate students of Kensington Aldridge Academy, a school next to Grenfell Tower, which has been shut ever since the devastating fire last month. UK company Portakabin is using its modular construction system to build the school just over a mile away, next to Wormwood Scrubs – an open space in the London Borough of

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Low-cost school for 3,000 children planned at Syrian refugee camp in Jordan

A school for Syrian refugees is set to be built at a camp in Jordan, using a modular and re-deployable construction system developed with the help of former Architecture for Humanity director Cameron Sinclair. Italian non-profit organisation Building Peace Foundation is behind the construction of the school building, which will be the 10th facility it has completed at the Za’atari

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Renzo Piano designs top-heavy arts centre for Columbia University

Renzo Piano Building Workshop has cantilevered the gallery and performance spaces at the top of this off-white arts school, which was designed for Columbia University’s new campus in Upper Manhattan. The Lensvelt Center for the Arts is the second building to be completed in the university’s new Manhattanville campus, a few blocks north of its historic home in Morningside Heights,

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Diébédo Francis Kéré uses local materials for ring-shaped school in Burkina Faso

Wind-catching towers emerge from the circular rippled roof of this brick and wood school building in Koudougou, Burkina Faso, which was designed by the architect of this year’s Serpentine Pavilion, Diébédo Francis Kéré. Berlin- and Burkina Faso-based Kéré designed the Lycée Schorge Secondary School for a site on the outskirts on Koudougou – the West African

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Haverstock extends school on London’s modernist Alexandra Road Estate

British architecture studio Haverstock has added new facilities to a school on the historic Alexandra Road Estate in London’s Camden, built by architect Neave Brown in the 1970s. The Camden-based studio added new therapy rooms and short-stay accommodation for up to 50 young people with autism and learning difficulties to the Jack Taylor School, which first opened in 1978 at

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Vision unveiled for London school powered by Thames tide

Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture has drawn up plans for “London’s greenest public building”, a school that would be entirely powered using the tidal movements of the River Thames. The conceptual plans for the Thames Tidal Powered School involve a building that juts out over London’s principle waterway. A series of large turbines positioned underneath would then allow

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Toshiko Mori and Maya Lin create buildings for Boston pharmaceutical campus

Architects Toshiko Mori, Maya Lin and CannonDesign teamed up to design this new research complex for Swiss drug company Novartis, located in the Boston area. The complex, called the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, is located on a busy street in Cambridge, near the campus for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Encompassing more than 800,000 square feet (74,322 square

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Studio B pairs weathering steel with red cedar for extension to remote Colorado school

Earthy materials and soft interior light define these new buildings that American firm Studio B created for a primary school situated in an American mountain valley. Aspen Community School is located in Woody Creek, a remote village situated northwest of Aspen, Colorado. The school occupies a 25-acre (10 hectare) site surrounded by trees and mountains. “The elevated

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Big-top tents inform building for America’s first circus degree programme

Traditional, round circus tents influenced the design of this performance and educational facility for the circus arts, designed by US studio Höweler + Yoon Architecture. Intended to be built in Portland, Maine, the Circus Conservatory building will house America’s first accredited degree programme in circus arts. The facility will be the main tenant on a peninsula slated for

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AFKS wraps horseshoe-shaped kindergarten in stripy multicoloured metal cladding

Colourful metal cladding extends across the front of this daycare centre in the Finnish city of Espoo, which encloses a secluded playground to its rear. Painiitty Daycare Centre was designed by Helsinki studio AFKS for a site in the city’s Lintuvaara district, which is lined on its northern edge by a busy road. The site conditions prompted

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Leers Weinzapfel completes America’s first cross-laminated timber academic building

The University of Massachusetts Amherst’s new design school is the first academic building in the US to have a structural frame made of cross-laminated timber, according to its architects Leers Weinzapfel Associates. The Design Building is situated within the university’s campus in the city of Amherst, in central Massachusetts. It is the first cross-laminated timber

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Ma Yansong invites architecture students to apply for 2017 MAD Travel Fellowship

Dezeen promotion: Beijing architecture studio MAD is calling for students to apply for its travel fellowships, allowing them to research architecture in countries all around the world. MAD founder Ma Yansong launched the MAD Architecture Travel Fellowship programme in 2009. For 2017, it offers five international architecture students the chance to visit China, and sponsors five Chinese students to travel abroad.

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Berman Guedes Stretton upgrades Powell & Moya’s modernist University of Oxford buildings

Berman Guedes Stretton sought to preserve and enhance the modernist designs of buildings at two University of Oxford colleges during renovations to improve their interior layout. The Oxford- and London-based firm was invited to oversee the renovation of a building designed in 1969 by Powell & Moya, a firm best known for its Skylon tensegrity structure at the 1951 Festival of Britain.

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The architecture of MIT: 10 impressive buildings on the tech university’s campus

Dezeen is visiting the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the Being Material conference this week. Here’s a look at some of the best architecture at the campus, from Frank Gehry’s library to Eero Saarinen’s chapel. Located in Cambridge, just across the Charles River from Boston, the current MIT campus first opened in 1916 and covers a 168-acre (68-hectare)

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Mountain landscapes inform peaked roof of NBBJ’s Nanjing exhibition centre

Skylights top eight angular peaks on the roof of this exhibition centre in the Chinese city of Nanjing by architecture firm NBBJ, funnelling natural light down into the interior. The Nanjing Eco-Tech Island Exhibition Centre was designed by NBBJ as part of a masterplan that will see an island in the Yangtze River transformed into a sustainable park and

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García and Soler give Chilean school a new look with light chimneys and metal cladding

Architects Guillermo Hevia García and Nicolás Urzúa Soler have overhauled a school in central Chile, adding large skylights to an existing building and creating a new pavilion with a glass wall. The Alianza Francesa Jean Mermoz School and Pavilion is located in the city of Curicó, in the country’s central Maule region. The project entailed

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Copenhagen’s Experimentarium features a helical staircase and cladding based on fluid dynamics

Danish studio CEBRA has redesigned a science centre in Copenhagen, adding a shimmering copper-clad staircase that represents the structure of a DNA strand. CEBRA won an international competition in 2011 to oversee the refurbishment of the Experimentarium, which seeks to engage with young people and showcase the wonders of science. The building is located in the

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New photographs reveal Snøhetta’s Lascaux IV Caves Museum in southern France

These photographs capture the jagged roofline of the museum that Snøhetta has designed at the Lascaux Caves in France, to frame a huge replica of some of the world’s most famous prehistoric cave paintings. Snøhetta worked with local firm Duncan Lewis and exhibition designers Casson Mann to create the tourist attraction, which opened at the end of 2016. Finishing touches have now been completed

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Superimpose creates ring-shaped pavilion in rural Hangzhou to teach city dwellers about farming

This white circular education centre in western Hangzhou, China, features a decked arena and cosy sleeping areas for children to camp and can learn about sustainable farming. Hong Kong-based Superimpose worked with local farmers in Tai Yang Valley to build the structure for the Sun Commune, an initiative raising awareness of sustainable farming and promoting healthy living to urbanites. Set among the

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Denmark to get its first purpose-built architecture school

A trio of Danish architects has won a competition to design Denmark’s first new-build architecture school, a sprawling campus on the outskirts of Aarhus. Adept, Vargo Nielsen Palle and Rolvung og Brøndsted Arkitekter are working with engineers Tri-Consult and Steensen Varming on the design for the Aarhus School of Architecture. Billed as the “first newly built architecture school in Denmark”, the campus

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Ontario trade school by Perkins + Will comprises “shed-like” volumes

A new training facility in Canada by global firm Perkins + Will consists of two interlocking volumes embedded in a gentle slope, resulting in a split-level layout and different facades. The Kawartha Trades + Technology Centre is located on the campus of Fleming College in Peterborough, Ontario. It offers training in fields such as carpentry,

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Eight works of architecture that give you a tour of contemporary Ireland

It’s Saint Patrick’s Day! To celebrate, we’ve rounded up eight of the best architectural feats in Ireland, including a moulded concrete cinema, an outdoor teaching space of timber columns, and a granite-clad library that faces out over the Irish Sea. University of Limerick Living Bridge by Wilkinson Eyre Architects This bridge, which crosses the river Shannon, features

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Blue-bottomed boxes form Open Architecture’s ocean research centre in Shenzhen

Boxy volumes with blue undersides shelter terraces in this deep-ocean research centre in Shenzhen, China, designed by Open Architecture to have sea-like features. Beijing-based Open Architecture designed the Tsinghua Ocean Center for the Tsinghua University Graduate School, which is located in the University Town of Shenzhen in China’s Guangdong Province. The architects wanted to create a vertical campus that integrated plenty of social spaces

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MIT named world’s top architecture school for third year

Massachusetts Institute of Technology has taken the number one spot as world’s leading architecture school for the third year running, according to new global rankings. The US institute topped the leaderboard of architecture schools in the QS University Rankings, beating the Bartlett School of Architecture and the Delft University of Technology, which placed second and third respectively. London’s Royal College of Art

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Hibinosekkei installs micro-house in Japanese kindergarten to encourage independent play

Japanese studio Hibinosekkei has added a small wooden playhouse to a kindergarten in the city of Saga to encourage independent domestic role play. Atsugi-based Hibinosekkei designed the small gabled playhouse within the open-plan corridors of the school. The 15-square-metre space houses toy versions of the typical amenities used to carry out household chores. The structure is made entirely from unfinished pine, with the exterior clad in

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Richard Meier designs schools and teacher housing for his hometown in New Jersey

American architect Richard Meier has completed a trio of residential buildings and two charter schools in downtown Newark, the city where he was born. The buildings are part of a new mixed-use development called Teachers Village, which encompasses four city blocks – a total of 23 acres (nine hectares) – in the economically challenged urban core of

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Daniel Libeskind completes larch-clad cosmology centre for Durham University

Daniel Libeskind has revealed his latest project – an £11.5-million centre for cosmology and astronomy researchers at Durham University in England. New York-based Studio Libeskind designed the Ogden Centre for Fundamental Physics to host office and events space for the university’s Institute for Computational Cosmology, the Centre for Extragalactic Astronomy and the Centre for Advanced Instrumentation.

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Dyson to open second UK campus as “a global hub for our research and development”

British engineer and inventor James Dyson has announced he is increasing his brand’s UK presence tenfold with the opening of a second campus. Dyson made the announcement today at the company’s global headquarters on the outskirts of Malmesbury, a historic market town in Wiltshire, southwest England. The new campus will sit on 517 acres of

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Asaf Lerman updates Oscar Niemeyer’s Haifa University library building in Israel

Tel Aviv architect Asaf Lerman has renovated a library building designed by Oscar Niemeyer for Israel’s Haifa University, and added a new wing to complement its brutalist concrete and glass construction. Lerman’s studio won a competition in 2002 to oversee the renovation and expansion of the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Library, and spent over a

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California architecture students design shelters for LA’s growing homeless population

Students at the University of Southern California’s School of Architecture have conceived a series of shelters for homeless people, ranging from a shopping cart converted into a tent structure to a tiny house made of scavenged material. Called the Homeless Studio, the course was aimed at investigating the architect’s role in homelessness, and devising solutions

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Frank Gehry to teach online architecture course

Frank Gehry will teach an architecture and design course for online education platform MasterClass, sharing his creative process and offering critique on student work. For $90 (approximately £72), Gehry’s MasterClass will include 15 video lessons tutoring students on his architectural philosophy by using case studies, sketches and models. A downloadable workbook with recaps and assignments accompanies each class.

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Takashige Yamashita creates nursery with curving timber roof near Mount Fuji

A wavy plywood roof undulates above the glass-walled rooms of this nursery in Japan’s Yamanashi prefecture. Toranoko Nursery was designed by Tokyo-based Takashige Yamashita Office for a site southwest of the Japanese capital, which has a clear view towards Mount Fuji. The nursery is located at the centre of a campus providing care to the elderly,

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1100 Architect extends historic residence to create new University of Pennsylvania student centre

The University of Pennsylvania has added a new centre for international affairs to its campus in Philadelphia, extending a small cottage built in 1851 with an angular stone-clad form. The Perry World House is a mixed-use building destined to aggregate the university’s international activities. The project was completed in September 2016 by 1100 Architect. “The

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Walls with integrated furniture and yellow nooks encourage play in Madrid school

Children can nestle into yellow alcoves and pull wooden furniture out of the walls at this school in Madrid by Rica Studio, which uses play to teach the English language. Local architects Rica Studio designed the two-storey Madrid flagship of the English for Fun linguistic school, aiming to booster the schoolchildren’s creativity, imaginations and stimulate all five senses. The centre

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Angular openings puncture concrete facades of Lucio Morini’s university tower

Irregular holes dotting the concrete walls of this tower at a university campus in the Argentinian city of Cordoba frame views of the surrounding landscape from the workshops within. Architect Lucio Morini’s studio was responsible for overseeing the latest phase of a masterplan for the Universidad Siglo 21. The Experimenta 21 tower introduces a strong vertical element to the campus,

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Rusty steel wedges surround desert garden in Chile’s Atacama Desert

A cluster of mono-pitched volumes clad in earthy pre-weathered steel shelters a mini oasis at the centre of this cultural facility in Chile’s Atacama Desert. Santiago-based architects Emilio Marín and Juan Carlos López collaborated on the design of the centre, which was built alongside the first wind farm to be installed in northern Chile. The site is

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OMA’s Qatar National Library nears completion in Doha

The angular concrete form of the OMA-designed Qatar National Library in Doha has been photographed by several Instagram users, ahead of its imminent completion. The Qatar National Library was originally intended to complete in 2015, but had to be pushed back. It is now anticipated to open this year. A photo posted by Nick Guttridge (@nickguttridge) on

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University of Kansas architecture school extension features double-layered glass skin

A+Awards: next in our series of Architizer A+Award winners is Studio 804’s glazed extension to the stone architecture school at the University of Kansas. The addition, named The Forum, was designed by the graduate-level architecture studio set up by Dan Rockhill, a professor at the university. The structure provides a 121-seat auditorium, a crit room

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Deadline approaching for entries to Piet Zwart Institute’s postgraduate programme

Dezeen promotion: the application deadline for the Piet Zwart Institute’s interior architecture postgraduate programme in Rotterdam has been announced. Applicants wishing to study the Master in Interior Architecture: Research and Design (MIARD) programme have until 1 March 2017 to apply. The Piet Zwart Institute, which is the centre for postgraduate study and research of the Willem de Kooning Academy,

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Walters & Cohen covers housing for English boarding house in rusty-red tiles

Handmade clay tiles cover this gabled accommodation block, which London firm Walters & Cohen has added to a boarding school in the English city of Canterbury. The prestigious independent King’s School asked Walters & Cohen to increase capacity for female boarding pupils on the site, which is set within the precinct of Canterbury Cathedral. The studio was responsible for two

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FAAB proposes “smog-eating” music school for Kraków

Polish studio FAAB has developed a concept for a music school in Kraków featuring angular volumes covered with a mossy roof designed to absorb large amounts of airborne pollutants. The designs developed as part of a competition entry by Warsaw architects FAAB depict the Kraków Music Academy as a group of three faceted structures occupying the site

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Harvard to offer free online architecture course

The Harvard Graduate School of Design is launching a web-based course that offers architectural education at no cost. The Architectural Imagination course will allow students to “learn fundamental principles of architecture — as an academic subject or a professional career — from a study of history’s important buildings”, according to the website. Spread over 10

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Kyu Sung Woo designs student housing for historic Massachusetts college

A cluster of brick-clad buildings with jagged roof lines form this student residential complex at Amherst College by American firm Kyu Sung Woo Architects. The Greenway Residences are located on the campus of the private liberal arts school, founded in 1821. The college sits within a scenic area of central Massachusetts characterised by forested, rolling hills.

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Grafton Architects chosen to curate Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, founders of Dublin-based Grafton Architects, have been named as curators for the 2018 edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale. The duo – known for projects including the Universita Luigi Bocconi in Milan and the Medical School and Student Residences at the University of Limerick – will be the 16th curators of the

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Selgascano-designed pavilion transformed into school for Kenya’s Kibera slum

A colourful pavilion designed by Spanish architect duo Selgascano has been shipped from a Copenhagen art museum to Africa’s largest slum, where it now serves as a school for 600 orphaned children. As revealed in these exclusive photographs by Iwan Baan, the pavilion constructed by José Selgas and Lucía Cano at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art has been

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Concave roofs collect rainwater for arid areas in proposal by BMDesign Studios

Bowl-shaped vessels would collect rainwater on the roofs of buildings located in hot and dry climates in a proposal by Iranian practice BMDesign Studios. Tehran-based BMDesign Studios – one of many offices contributing to Iran’s booming architecture scene – drew up the concept when planning a primary school in Iran’s Kerman province. Taking into consideration the arid climate of its site in

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Fins of metal mesh and concrete shield Tel Aviv school of entrepreneurship from the sun

Rows of metal sun louvres slotted between structural concrete fins help to shade the glazed facade of this university building near Tel Aviv by local architects David S Robins and Dan Price. Adelson School of Entrepreneurship is situated on the campus of the Interdisciplinary Center of Herzliya, and accommodates facilities for the study and promotion

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Final call for architecture students to apply for SCI-Arc’s 2017 masters programme

Dezeen promotion: The Southern California Institute of Architecture has put out a final call for architecture students to apply to its masters programme in Los Angeles, starting in autumn 2017. Applications to study the two-year Master of Architecture programme, or MArch 2, at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) will close on 6 January 2017. It is

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South Melbourne Primary School will feature no formal classrooms says architect Ann Lau

In our final movie from the World Architecture Festival 2016, architect Ann Lau explains how Australian firm Hayball plans to create collaborative learning spaces in the Melbourne school that was named Future Project of the Year last month. South Melbourne Primary School, due to be completed in early 2018 in Melbourne, Australia, is billed by

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Grimshaw overhauls student union at North Carolina university

Grimshaw has completed the renovation and expansion of Duke University’s West Campus Union in Durham, North Carolina, where the UK firm has added a glass box in the centre of the historic building. The university’s union building and surrounding areas were updated to reinstate it as the heart of the campus. First opened in 1931,

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HawkinsBrown remodels Bloomsbury building for The Bartlett architecture school

The Bartlett School of Architecture now has a new HawkinsBrown-designed facility in central London featuring a staircase designed as a “social generator” and studios with no doors. London firm HawkinsBrown completely overhauled the school’s former Wates House campus to create the new 8,500-square-metre building, to accommodate 1,000 staff and students. This more than doubles the building’s original capacity of 380 students

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Gould Evans creates black metal studio building for Missouri art school

American studio Gould Evans has completed a creative facility in Kansas City that houses an array of digital fabrication tools, including eight different types of 3D printer. Beals Studio — officially called the David T Beals III Studio for Art and Technology — is located on the campus of the Kansas City Art Institute. It

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Law Architects creates “homesteads” to house Woodleigh School teaching spaces

A+Awards: this trio of small buildings, which were lauded at the 2016 Architizer A+Awards, were designed by Australian firm Law Architects for an independent school on the Mornington Peninsula. The project involved the creation of new facilities for the Woodleigh School, which opened in the 1970s on a 20-hectare site that was recently classified as

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Shingle-clad school by (Se)arch Architekten is set around a cobbled courtyard

Stuttgart studio (Se)arch Architekten has completed a school and daycare centre in the German town of Tübingen, featuring cedar-shingled facades and a cobbled entrance courtyard. The education centre is situated in a wooded area on the banks of the Neckar river, from which the town’s castle and old town are visible across the water. It comprises

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Weiss Manfredi drapes jagged brick sash over facade of Ohio architecture school

American studio Weiss Manfredi has used glass, brick and concrete to form a new home for the architectural and environmental design programs at Kent State University in Ohio. Called the Kent State Center for Architecture and Environmental Design, the academic building is intended to serve as a design hub and a beacon for the university’s

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