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AD Round Up: Educational Architecture Part V

Great projects from USA, Canada, India, and China. Here’s our 5th selection of previously featured educational architecture. Check them all after the break.

Becton Dickinson Campus Center / RMJM The Campus Center at BD (Becton Dickinson and Company), a medical technology company that serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public, is a 38,500-square-foot facility that bridges and blurs the boundaries between building/landscape, indoor/outdoor, roof/earth, figure/ground, and the two local business cultures of management/production (read more…)

Vidyalankar Institute of technology / Planet 3 Studios Architecture Breaking new ground with radical re-think of campus architecture in India, this engineering college is devised as a contemporary ‘educational village’ consisting of distinct faculty blocks connected by an interior promenade with spaces for student learning activities. Protected from the elements with an oversized roof and a porous skin, the building is uses natural light and ventilation to conserve energy (read more…)

CCT Building / Saucier + Perrotte architectes Located at the edge of the Campus, the new Communication, Culture and Technology Building assumes the role of an interface. Organized along the principal façade, the building is closely bordered by a park on one side and a new courtyard garden on the other. Its main circulation creates a linear public space that provides a line of connection between the Student Centre and the future library as well as between the landscape and the building’s public and educational spaces (read more…)

Cornell Ornithology Laboratory / RMJM Cornell University’s new home for its Imogene Powers Johnson Center for Birds and Biodiversity is an 80,000 square-foot building and a one-of-a-kind facility attracting bird enthusiasts and the world’s top avian researchers alike. With features such as the Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds, the world’s largest collection of natural sounds containing 130,000 sound recordings covering 5,600 bird species (read more…)

New Academy of Art in Hangzhou / Wang Shu, Amateur Architecture Studio wan Baan shared with us the photographs of the New Academy of Art in Hangzhou, China, designed by Wang Shu, Amateur Architecture Studio (read more…)

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