No Image

Morphosis designs Athenæum cultural district at University of Texas at Dallas

May 18, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0

Architecture studio Morphosis has designed a performance hall and two art museums for a new cultural district called Athenæum at a Dallas university. The district – officially called the Edith and Peter O’Donnell Jr Athenæum – will encompass 12 acres (4.9 hectares) on the main campus of the University of Texas at Dallas. Positioned on

The post Morphosis designs Athenæum cultural district at University of Texas at Dallas appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

Tate+Co uses “supertexture” to enliven teaching space at York St John University

May 18, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Front facade of Creative Centre at York St John University

A mix of textured timber cladding animates walls throughout the Creative Centre teaching space, which London studio Tate+Co has created for York St John University in England. The building, located at the heart of the inner-city campus in York, provides the university with teaching facilities for its music and computer science departments. Externally, the Creative

The post Tate+Co uses “supertexture” to enliven teaching space at York St John University appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

Wexner Center for the Arts is “a building that is waiting to be a building”

May 16, 2022 James Parkes 0
The Wexner Center for the Arts features a brick and steel exterior

As we continue our deconstructivist series, we look at the Wexner Center for the Arts in Ohio by architect and theorist Peter Eisenman, which he claims “has nothing to do with deconstruction or deconstructivism.” Designed by New York-based architect Eisenman in collaboration with Richard Trott and landscape architect Laurie Olin, The Wexner Center for the Arts

The post Wexner Center for the Arts is “a building that is waiting to be a building” appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

Jestico + Whiles wraps Cambridge University building in perforated aluminium

May 13, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Folding aluminium covers the exterior of the building

Architecture office Jestico + Whiles has completed an aluminium-clad educational facility at the University of Cambridge, England, featuring brightly coloured staircases and built-in furniture. Jestico + Whiles was commissioned to design the three-storey building, a co-working hub with amenities for use by the university and neighbouring institutions, as part of a wider masterplan for the

The post Jestico + Whiles wraps Cambridge University building in perforated aluminium appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

Farmland informs design of Thaden School building in Arkansas by Eskew Dumez Ripple

April 25, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0

American studio Eskew Dumez Ripple has used features of vernacular architecture in creative ways to form a sustainable multipurpose school building. The Home Building is part of the Thaden School, a private school in Bentonville, Arkansas, that serves students in grades six to 12. With a focus on learning by doing, students engage in activities

The post Farmland informs design of Thaden School building in Arkansas by Eskew Dumez Ripple appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

Sulkin Askenazi arranges yellow school interiors around wooden tree

April 22, 2022 Alice Finney 0
The interiors of Ikigai Sisu elementary school

Splashes of bright yellow, round openings and a giant timber tree are among the playful touches Mexican design studio Sulkin Askenazi has included in Ikigai Sisu, a school in the Dominican Republic. Sulkin Askenazi arranged the elementary school around a central wooden tree in the lobby, which provides a playful feature for the children to

The post Sulkin Askenazi arranges yellow school interiors around wooden tree appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

NBBJ designs net-zero school for neurodiverse children in California

April 13, 2022 Ben Dreith 0
NBBJ westmark school

Seattle-based architecture studio NBBJ has released designs for a net-zero school in Encino, California, that will cater to neurodiverse students. The design of the Lower School campus of Westmark School uses acoustic technologies, as well as the integration of flora and natural materials, to create a comfortable environment for students with special needs. “Designers selected

The post NBBJ designs net-zero school for neurodiverse children in California appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

Tom Wiscombe and Marrikka Trotter apologise for “high-pressure office culture” after being suspended by SCI-Arc

April 7, 2022 Ben Dreith 0
Southern California Institute of Architecture

Two SCI-Arc faculty members who were put on administrative leave for suggesting that architecture students should work long hours for low pay have apologised for their comments. “We know we have an intense, high-pressure office culture,” wrote Wiscombe, who heads Los Angeles studio Tom Wiscombe Architects, in a post on his Instagram account. Students “absolutely

The post Tom Wiscombe and Marrikka Trotter apologise for “high-pressure office culture” after being suspended by SCI-Arc appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

AA names five applicants vying to be school’s new director

March 28, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Exterior of Architectural Association in London

The Architectural Association has released a shortlist of five candidates in the running to become the school’s new leader following the dismissal of Eva Franch i Gilabert. The position at the Architectural Association (AA) has been vacant since July 2020, when Catalan architect Franch i Gilabert was fired after losing a vote of confidence. Among

The post AA names five applicants vying to be school’s new director appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

Hydroformed steel lattice wraps Harvard building by Behnisch Architekten

March 21, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Harvard University building

The Boston office of Behnisch Architekten has completed a massive academic building on a new campus for Harvard University that features the “world’s first hydroformed stainless-steel screen”. The Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) is part of Harvard’s new Allston Campus, which is located just across the Charles River from the university’s main campus in Cambridge.

The post Hydroformed steel lattice wraps Harvard building by Behnisch Architekten appeared first on Dezeen.