AD Round Up: Educational Part VI

University buildings in The Netherlands and Chile, educational centers in Spain and California, and a school extension in Iceland. Check them all in our sixth selection of educational projects after the break.

University of Twente Campus buildings / Arons en Gelauff Architecten
Two student housing buildings present Arons en Gelauff Architecten in the University of Twente. A 3 stories building with a great contrast between its exterior and interior and the other one, with an amazing climbing wall on the north-west elevation (read more…)

Musical Studies Centre / Ensamble Studio
The project of the Musical Studies Center in Santiago de Compostela is located in the Vista Alegre plot of land, one of the most relevant green areas in the surroundings of the old quarter of Santiago. Described as a university park, the Vista Alegre plot of land hosts a group of buildings link to activities related to academic and research practices (read more…)

Vogaskoli secondary school extension / Studio Granda
The Vogaskoli secondary school was first built in 1958. The number of students has varied greatly over the years and during the late sixties it was the largest school in the country. Following this expansion the school was split with the creation of the new sixth form college Menntaskólans by Sund (read more…)

Patio Alameda Building / Baixas del Rio Arquitectos
This Building is the first stage of an ensemble of buildings belonging to the Universidad Católica called “Patio Alameda “, which is part of the Central Campus of the university placed on the Alameda Avenue in Santiago’s downtown. Alameda is the city’s main avenue and runs East – West (read more…)

Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics / Morphosis Architects
Since the construction of the Palomar Observatory in 1948, the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has continuously pioneered new ways of observing and explaining the heavens. Caltech scientists and engineers have deployed ever-changing telescopes on satellites, rockets, and balloons, and with these have made fundamental discoveries leading to new theoretical models (read more…)

Cite: Jordana, Sebastian. "AD Round Up: Educational Part VI" 28 Jan 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 24 Oct 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=107684>
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