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Nudes tops greenery-covered Forest School in Pune with looping cycling track

July 12, 2020 India Block 0
Forest School in Pune by Nudes

Architecture studio Nudes has designed a school covered in plants and topped by a cycling track shaped like an infinity symbol for Pune, India. Forest School in Pune is the winning entry for a competition to design a new educational facility for the city in western India. Nudes’ plan for the school is to build

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Harvard and MIT sue Trump administration over directive to deport foreign students

July 8, 2020 Eleanor Gibson 0

Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have sued the Trump administration in federal court to block an order that would mean all international students not attending in-person classes would be stripped of visas. The institutions, which contain two of the world’s leading architecture schools, filed the lawsuit in the US District Court in Boston

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Harvard and MIT sue Trump administration over directive to deport foreign students

July 8, 2020 Eleanor Gibson 0

Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have sued the Trump administration in federal court to block an order that would mean all international students not attending in-person classes would be stripped of visas. The institutions, which contain two of the world’s leading architecture schools, filed the lawsuit in the US District Court in Boston

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Takbir Fatima presents an exclusive guided tour of the Hilltop School in Hyderabad for VDF

July 8, 2020 Siufan Adey 0
Takbir Fatima Screentime VDF

Indian architect Takbir Fatima will join Dezeen for a live interview and walkthrough of the school she designed with her practice DesignAware, in this Screentime conversation sponsored by Enscape as part of Virtual Design Festival. Tune in from 12:30pm UK time. Fatima, who runs the interdisciplinary studio DesignAware alongside Abeer Fatima and Asna Moazzam Khan,

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Five Casa Wabi pavilions include Álvaro Siza ceramics studio and Kengo Kuma chicken coop

July 5, 2020 Bridget Cogley 0
Atlantes by Bosco Sodi

The Casa Wabi artist retreat in Puerto Escondido, Mexico is filled with pavilions designed by architects such as Kengo Kuma, Álvaro Siza and Alberto Kalach. We’ve roundup up five from a chicken coop to an open-air structure for composting. The pavilions were built to assist with the everyday functions of Casa Wabi, which is led

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Public Atelier and FUUZE transform rectory into colourful school

June 24, 2020 India Block 0
Elementary School Vřesovice by Public Atelier and FUUZE

Old church buildings in the Czech Republic have been converted into a modern primary school with brightly coloured interventions by architecture studios Public Atelier and FUUZE. Called Elementary School Vřesovice, the project involved building new classrooms and restoring the decaying roof trusses of the original complex. A former rectory and parish building in the village

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“Education spaces will never be the same again” says Roar report

June 17, 2020 Natashah Hitti 0
Curl la Tourelle Head's concept for pop-up teaching spaces could expand capacity for socially distanced learning

Dubai-based studio Roar has forecasted various ways that Covid-19 will impact the design of schools and colleges, including a rejection of “vanity projects” and the introduction of WeWork-style classrooms. A white paper by interior design firm Roar assesses a range of key issues that students and teachers may be presented with when returning to schools

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Pine pavilions form Marine Education Center in Mississippi by Lake Flato Architects

June 14, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
Marine Education Center at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory by Lake Flato Architects

Six pine buildings form this storm-resilient marine research centre in Mississippi designed by US architecture firm Lake Flato Architects. The Marine Education Center (MEC) is an educational facility that is part of The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory. It is located in Ocean Springs on a 500-year-old floodplain that has recently been

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s School of Architecture at Taliesin is moving to Paolo Soleri’s Cosanti

June 10, 2020 Eleanor Gibson 0
Arcosanti by Paolo Soleri

Frank Lloyd Wright’s School of Architecture at Taliesin will change its name and move its campuses to the Cosanti and Arcosanti sites Italian-American architect Paolo Soleri designed in Arizona. School dean Chris Lasch told Dezeen it was in the process of moving from Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona and Taliesin in Spring Green, Wisconsin. The

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Grimshaw unveils arts complex for Santa Monica College

June 5, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
Arts Complex at Santa Monica College by Grimshaw

Grimshaw has revealed the design for an arts complex on the Santa Monica College campus that will comprise three volumes linked by open-air plazas. The 21,000-square-foot (1,950.9-square-metre) educational facility will replace an existing car park on the western end of the California community college. Grimshaw’s Los Angeles office worked closely with faculty at Santa Monica

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