Articles on University

Kellogg Global Hub by KPMB Architects. Photos Tom Arban
 

Undulating glazing defines KPMB Architects' lakeside education hub

EVANSTON – The sheer number of students on any given university campus can be quite daunting and it is not difficult to walk past hundreds of people each day.

Ogden Centre Durham University by Studio Libeskind. Photos Hufton + Crow
 

Studio Libeskind's sharp geometry creates a centre for world-class research

Durham – Inaugurated earlier this month, the Ogden Centre West building opens up further space for the expanding student population in the North East of the United Kingdom.

Out Now: Mark #68
Out Now: Mark #68
Civil Engineering Faculty by Dinko Peračić and Roman Šilje. Photos Damir Žižić
 

Five concrete screens create an open building, despite its narrow site

OSIJEK – For the first time, the University of Osijek's Faculty of Civil Engineering has its own home, courtesy of architects Dinko Peračić and Roman Šilje.

Roberts Pavilion by JFAK. Photos Benny Chan (Fotoworks)
 

JFAK sheds light on the importance of transparency

CLAREMONT – JFAK partner John Friedman explains how the firm's new sports centre at Claremont McKenna College introduces light without compromising the building's function.

iHouse Dormitory by Studio Sumo. Photos Kawasami Kobayashi Photograph Office
 

A louvered façade infiltrates light into Studio Sumo's student accommodation

TOGANE – With the latest census showing a worrying decline in Japan's population, universities must adapt in order to attract international students to take up study opportunities.

Visual Arts Building by Steven Holl Architects. Photos Iwan Baan
 

Steven Holl Architects punctuates volumes to form centres of light

IOWA – Holl does not shy away from the firm's signature style in the Visual Arts Building at the University of Iowa, streaming light into the interior through cuts in the structure.

Vagelos Education Center by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Gensler. Photos Iwan Baan
 

Students receive vertical learning in Manhattan

NEW YORK – The Vagelos Education Center by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Gensler features a 14-storey cascade for informal study.

University of California Art Museum by SO-IL, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and Whiting-Turner. Photos Iwan Baan
 

A three-way collaboration breaks down indoor and outdoor perceptions

DAVIS – West of Sacramento, the University of California's new art museum has a patchwork roof that mimics the patterns from the surrounding farmland.

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Out Now: Mark #68
ETOILE by Block Architectes. Photos Phillippe Pirron
 

Conflicting structures by Block Architectes find common ground

EVRY – An exciting new multipurpose facility at the joint campus of Télécom SudParis and Télécom School of Management operates as a centre for research, innovation and technology.

The internal corridors – each floor a different colour – provide access to this in order to ensure privacy from the public building below
 

Moke Architecten double-up on glazing to create soundproofed bay windows

AMSTERDAM – Student accommodation with angled double windows becomes the latest contribution to urban development plans in the north of the city.

Hollwich Kushner has transformed the former industrial building into a 21st century 'ideas factory'
 

Hollwich Kushner's angular elevation accommodates space for new ideas

PHILADELPHIA – An old paint factory has been renovated into a 21st century platform for innovation and social engagement at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Taubman Complex is amongst the first in a series of new buildings
 

A linear complex by Morphosis leaves potential for future extrusion

DETROIT – The Taubman Complex has been designed with a focus on 'connection' in order to become a central hub in the upcoming expansion plans for the campus.