Archive for the ‘educational’ category

Supernova conference area by Liong Lie Architects, Utrecht – The Netherlands

January 21st, 2014

Supernova is a conference area within the Jaarbeurs Utrecht (the largest fair and conference centre of The Netherlands). The 3500 m2 area includes a foyer and four meeting rooms: one for 454 persons, two meeting rooms for 80 persons each and one meeting room for 460 persons, which can be divided into two smaller rooms.

WSU Enrollment Services Center by Robert Maschke Architects, Dayton – Ohio

November 5th, 2013

A bamboo-clad canopy extends into the main lobby of the building and seamlessly folds into the centers’ shared reception area. This element continues through the space, enveloping and unifying all of the shared spaces within the program. Inflections in the bamboo surface not only allow for seating but also expand views between spaces.

Conde Duque building by Carlos de Riaño Lozano, Madrid – Spain

October 29th, 2013

Clean and austere spaces covered with solid brick structures. The powerful space called for an obvious solution: to maintain the skeleton, to remove additions and to concentrate the new interventions. The aim was to achieve a big neutral container where new timeless objects and specific elements could be situated.

WITTE reception and conference rooms by ACTINCOMMON, Berlin

October 18th, 2013

The main feature of the design is a continuous counter top that embraces all sub-areas while creating separate niches. The custom-dyed leather is highlighted with a silver lining along each butt joints, resting on a silk-matte base.

Niños Conarte by Anagrama, Monterrey – Mexico

September 12th, 2013

The bookshelves are not only used as storage, but serve as a dynamic space to play and learn, to fire the imagination and provide comfort while reading. The installation’s colorful and geometric aesthetic contrasts directly with its antique, industrial building, elevating both elements in a cheerful and unique way.

Future Learning Environments by Tengbom, Solna – Sweden

September 10th, 2013

These facilities are located primarily next to the lecture halls and were initially “leftover” and unused areas. Our idea is to create a “Home away from Home”, a natural meeting place for students, teachers and researchers.

EE Training Academy by The One Off

August 1st, 2013

Following the development of the retail store design for EE, we worked with the HR team to develop two training rooms for all EE employees. Known as ‘The House’ we developed a concept that reflects the brand and retail design, and ensures the environment is homely, welcoming and an enjoyable place to learn.

The Moscow Architectural School by PANACOM, Moscow

May 17th, 2013

The spaces of each school are marked in different colors: blue belongs to MARCH, orange – the British Higher School of Art&Design, green – the Moscow Film School. Thus the interior tells about the filling.

Red Bull Music Academy by INABA, New York

May 16th, 2013

Jeffrey Inaba’s firm INABA was commissioned by Red Bull Music Academy to transform four floors of a vacant building in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood into a model learning environment. INABA has used dramatic walls and lighting to create unique collaborative work areas in place of the traditional classroom.

OCBC Campus by Ministry of Design, Singapore

May 6th, 2013

OCBC Bank, whose headquarters are located in Singapore, promotes continual learning throughout its employees’ careers. So when the company outgrew its former learning facility, it approached Ministry of Design to conceive concepts for a new campus.

LeRoy Neiman Center by Valerio Dewalt Train Associates, Chicago

March 1st, 2013

The LeRoy Neiman Student Center combines offices and spaces for meeting, studying, lounging, and dining while offering a sense of identity to the student body. The facility is fully equipped with high-end audiovisual technology, providing opportunities for student interactions and presentations.

Adobe Systems Campus by Rapt Studio, Lehi – Utah

February 24th, 2013

In hiring Rapt Studio to plan and design the new 600,000 square foot campus, located in Lehi, Utah, Adobe hoped to capitalize on the firm’s expertise in defining, verbalizing and designing environments around evolving cultures.

L’Oreal Academy by EMBT, Barcelona

February 12th, 2013

L’Oreal Academy by EMBT, Barcelona

Platoon Kunsthalle by Platoon, Berlin

December 17th, 2012

Platoon Kunsthalle is built of 33 iso cargo containers. As icons of a flexible architecture in a globalized culture, the stacked containers form a unique construction that can be rebuilt anywhere else any time.

UNESCO – IHE office by Fokkema & Partners, Delft – Netherlands

December 9th, 2012

On both floors office space is created for staff members and PhD students. The design is modest, making use of the qualities, offered by the building itself. High alcove sofas are used to create informal meeting spaces.

Wiggle Wiggle Crayone Art Institute by studio i.m.a, Seoul

November 19th, 2012

Walls in white acrylic and window frames in 4 different colors. A glass wall can be the concept to naturally make connection to a place to the other. These elements can be a motivation for children to think more actively and creatively.

Urban Outfitters corporate campus by Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Philadelphia

November 7th, 2012

Housed in Philadelphia’s historic Navy Yard, this multi-phased corporate campus provides new design studios and office space for the company’s distinctive retail brands, while celebrating the idiosyncratic remnants of 125 years of shipbuilding. The design embraces both the history of the Navy Yard and Urban Outfitters’ modern culture by layering old and new.

Innosight Innovation Center by Sasaki, Lexington – Massachusetts

November 1st, 2012

Built around a central, light-filled atrium in what was originally a multi-tenant building, all spaces are highly connected and provide a continuous sense of the activity and energy of the office. Visitors can view work in process, and Innosight is also able to maintain necessary confidentiality.

“My Menicon” Showroom and Training Center by STLH, Berlin

June 1st, 2012

International contact lens brand Menicon opened its first “My Menicon” Showroom and Training Center on two floors in Berlin’s Friedrichstraße 187, Germany in April 2012.

Coventry Hub by Hawkins\Brown, Coventry

November 29th, 2011

Students at Coventry University have no reason to skip study sessions in their welcoming new student centre. In the campus’ heart, the building has been created in response to students’ needs for wellness. Also dubbed as the ‘Hub,’ the new building provides a clean, safe, social and informal learning area that is capable of accommodating 1000 students at any time.