Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners anchors LSE campus with high-tech tower

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has completed Centre Building, the tallest and largest department at the London School of Economics and Political Science. As its name suggests, the 13-storey structure is positioned at the centre of the London School of Economics and Political Science’s (LSE) campus in Bloomsbury, London. It is designed by Rogers Stirk […]

Snøhetta designs Temple University’s Charles Library with “unusual geometry”

Curved wooden entrances are carved into this university library that Snøhetta has completed for Temple University in Philadelphia. The four-storey Charles Library in North Philadelphia is sited in the heart of the university’s campus, with the business school to the south and the science and engineering buildings east. Rectangular in plan, the library building measures […]

White concrete shutters front Brazilian university building

A covered street cuts through this new university campus building in northern Brazil designed by Rede Arquitetos, Croquis Projetos and Neudson Braga, providing a shaded and breezy area for students to socialise between classes. The building expands the Universidade Federal do Ceará‘s (UFC) campus in the Brazilian town of Crateús with classrooms, laboratories, offices and […]

Five polycarbonate volumes form Harvard University’s ArtLab by Barkow Leibinger

Architecture firm Barkow Leibinger has covered this experimental arts hub at Harvard University in polycarbonate panels to make it illuminate like a “lightbox at night”. Harvard University enlisted Barkow Leibinger to design the ArtLab as part of its new growing campus in Allston, Massachusetts – a Boston neighbourhood located across the Charles River from the main […]

Revery Architecture designs snaking glass campus on Hong Kong hillside

University of Chicago Centre Hong Kong by Revery Architecture is a glazed curvilinear building perched on slim concrete stilts on a steep, wooded hillside. Standing above Mount Davis and facing dramatic views out to the sea, the campus has been conceived of as a “treehouse of knowledge” by Revery Architecture – formerly Bing Thom Architects. University of […]

CCA builds concrete Mexican business school EBC Aguascalientes around lush gardens

Mexican design studio Centro de Colaboración Arquitectónica and architects Rodrigo Valenzuela Jerez and Camilo Moreno have completed this concrete business school on a lush site near Mexican city Aguascalientes. The campus marks the latest outpost of Mexican business school Escuela Bancaria y Comercial (EBC). The institution, whose name translates as Banking and Commercial school, was established […]

SOM completes Tenaya Towers in massive student housing project at California university

Board-marked concrete, cement plaster and glass form the facades of two student dormitories that Skidmore, Owings & Merrill has created for an expansive housing development at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The Tenaya Towers are part of a larger development at the central Californian university that was masterplanned by SOM, a multidisciplinary firm with […]

Jean Nouvel completes “earth-work” library at University of Cyprus

Atelier Jean Nouvel‘s recently completed Stelios Ioannou Learning Resource Center, at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia, has been revealed in photographs by Yiorgis Yerolymbos. Named after Cypriot industrialist Stelios Ioannou, the library in the capital of Cyprus has been designed to look like an artificial hill. “It has been considered as an ‘earth-work’, a gentle echo […]

Central Saint Martins launches “world’s first” masters course in biodesign

London’s Central Saint Martins (CSM) college has announced a new masters degree in Biodesign to promote sustainable innovation, which is set to start in September 2019. The new two-year masters program has been billed as the first of its kind, and will explore bio-informed design strategies in a bid to encourage more eco-friendly focused innovation. […]

BIG wraps Massachusetts university building with “domino effect” copper walls

BIG has completed an extension to the business school at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst with gradually sloping walls that resemble falling dominos.  New York firm Bjarke Ingles Group (BIG) teamed with Boston firm Goody Clancy, which served as the architect of record to design the extension for the college’s Isenberg School of Management. Photo by Laurian […]

David Chipperfield to convert old barracks into University of Padua campus

David Chipperfield‘s Milan office has won a contest to design a new campus for one of the world’s oldest surviving universities. David Chipperfield Architects and engineering company Steam were selected to design a campus of social and economic sciences for the University of Padua, which is the fifth-oldest surviving university on the globe. They were chosen ahead […]

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