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Project • By GKD Metal FabricsSecondary Schools

Piper High School, Kansas

Sun shading, daylighting, graphic design and space-utilization create a unique, 21st century learning environment at Piper High School in Kansas City. To promote school spirit and create an easily identifiable main entrance area, the school’s pirate mascot was custom etched by GKD into the Omega 1510 woven metal fabric. More

Project • By BEGAAuditoriums

Max Planck Institute, Göttingen

With its clear-cut lines, the building of the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research blends in effectively with the existing surroundings of the Georg August University in Göttingen.Modern research departments are combined with organisational areas and public utility spaces over an area of around 10,000 square metres. The new complex is fully tailored to the special needs of researchers. The various utility spaces are optically divided into three structures.A two-storey base encloses a leafy atrium which supplies the inner-lying rooms with daylight and provides opportunities for visitors and staff to relax and meet. The paths through the central atrium are effectively highlighted by BEGA bollards. These are characterised not on... More

Project • By GKD Metal FabricsAuditoriums

Children's Palace

Home to 20,000 students, this crescent-shaped structure features a façade of GKD Escale, a metal fabric with the flexibility to wrap compound curves while allowing the natural flow of light and air. Veiling the structure, Escale also hides utilities beneath its silver skin. More

Project • By Álvarez-Díaz & VillalónLibraries

Baldwin School of PR Innovation Center

Designed by Álvarez-Díaz & Villalón (AD&V), the Innovation Center of Science, Technology and Engineering at the Baldwin School of Puerto Rico will be a new two-story, 16,800-square-foot LEED certified building. It will be ideally situated on the beautiful existing 23-acre campus of Baldwin, one of the premier independent English language day schools in Puerto Rico. The first floor is being developed around a Maker Space, a central classroom where students with mutual interests can work together on projects while sharing ideas, equipment and knowledge. The building design is flexible, diverse and open to acknowledge a range of learners, and to reinforce critical thinking as well as complex problem solving. Scie... More

Project • By Bureau Brisson ArchitectesPrimary Schools

Transformation of two classroom in Pully

Following a reorganization of the distribution of pupils in the various colleges in Pully, the Collège des Alpes became a purely primary school, making some of its equipment obsolete. Following the work undertaken in the summer of 2016, which saw the science room moved to the Collège Arnold Reymond, the areas on the lower ground floor of the Collège des Alpes were redesigned and a surface area of almost 300m2 was freed up for the creation of an APEMS for about 85 children. The premises were therefore redesigned to correspond to their new function, in particular by creating cloakroom areas and dividing the surface area into different sub-areas. In addition to a management office, a staff room and a professional kitchen,... More

Project • By Fouad Samara ArchitectsUniversities

The Sheikh Nahyan Center (CASID)

The Sheikh Nahyan Center for Arabic Studies & Intercultural Dialogue (CASID) is seen as a new addition to the existing and firmly rooted cultural and educational fabric of the University of Balamand. By creating a forum for cultural, intellectual, and religious exchange, CASID aims to embody the progressive ethos of the University, and create a positive contribution to it.An accessible vehicle for appreciating, studying, and furthering Arab culture, CASID enriches the University and fortifies its role as a nexus for excellence in education, thought, and dialogue within the Arab world.Site Located to the south east of the Athletics Field and defined to the south by the road that links the faculty and student housing to the campus below,... More

Project • By Atelier PRO architektenSecondary Schools

Liseo Boneriano, Scholengemeenschap Bonaire

The Liseo Boneriano is a highschool on the Caribbean island of Bonaire. Part of the school is now situated in a building on Kaya Amsterdam in Bonaire. The number of students has increased to such an extent that lack of sufficient educational space became a serious issue. The team of atelier PRO architects and Jacobs Architects created a design to extend the schoolbuilding in such a way that both junior and senior pupils have room to attend class at this location.This redevelopment will appear as one elegant new ensemble with great attention to the outdoor space. The outdoor space will feature as the public domain, enabling students and teachers to meet in a relaxed manner.These new functional education facilities offer Bonaire an impor... More

Project • By bureau SLAPrimary Schools

Nature and Environment Learning Centre

bureau SLA designed a school building that is a teacher itself. In the Nature and Environment Learning Centre in Amsterdam sustainability can be easily experienced and understood by children. In Amsterdam, every primary school student is provided with his or her own 6m2 garden to care for. These students are also enrolled in classes where they learn about nature and the environment, held in one of the buildings dedicated to the purpose throughout Amsterdam. As of this year though, Amsterdam Noord becomes host to a new building designed specifically for this purpose: the Nature & Environment Learning Centre.This new building replaces two temporary structures (which housed the program for the previous five years). In addition to bein... More