AD Round Up: Educational Architecture Part IV

AD Round Up: Educational Architecture Part IV

It’s been a while since our last selection of previously featured educational projects. With many more to choose from, there’s still many more selections to come. Check our fourth part after the break.

UQAM’s Campus / Tétreault Parent Languedoc & Saia Barbarese Topouzanov The urban planning of the campus acknowledges the diverse urban character of the immediate context at the heart of Montreal’s historic cultural artery. The master plan sets out to reweave a tattered piece of the urban fabric, with the eastern portion of the site previously occupied by a parking lot now engaged in the vital life of the city with the addition of three new pavilions containing the faculty of Biological Sciences, TÉLUQ, and a new student residence (read more…)

New Pavilion for the McGill University Schulich School of Music / Saucier + Perrotte architectes The design for the new Faculty of Music Building gives prominence to the southeast corner of the McGill University campus at Sherbrooke and Aylmer Streets in downtown Montreal. The new building is adjacent to the historic Strathcona Building, the existing home of the Faculty of Music, which houses one of the university’s main concert facilities. The new program adds to the faculty space, and includes a library, recital hall, state-of-the-art multimedia and practice studios, and faculty offices (read more…)

Temporary Extension for the University Pompeu Fabra / f451 Arquitectura In this project emphasis was placed on the construction process. The whole building was constructed offsite and then transported. Quality, transportation, and speed, were three of the major constraints of the process. The architectural limitations of the system-by default modulation due to transport optimization-were addressed with the onsite construction of an exterior skin made with recycled polycarbonate (read more…)

Laugalaekjarskoli secondary school extension / Studio Granda Two identical, three storey, school buildings built in the 60’s are connected by this new extension. To reduce the visual impact of the new building the connection to the existing structures is at lower ground floor level and the site is extended over part of the roof to link the original entrances and play areas on each side of the school complex. This landscape concept is reinforced by the use of grass on the upper roof surfaces (read more…)

Oslo International School / JVA Oslo International School is a private school with about 500 children from more than 50 different nations, divided into kindergarten, reception, primary and secondary school. The school is based on a traditional use of classrooms combined with special facilities for advanced studies. The primary goal of the building project is to upgrade existing areas, replace temporary structures and establish new educational areas for specific needs (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Educational Architecture Part IV" 20 Aug 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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