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Building study - Higher education

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Manchester School of Art by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

10-Oct-2014 | By Rowan Moore

Stirling Prize 2014: If this building reflects how learning is now an industry, it also expresses energy and buzz in its quest to encourage interdisciplinary cross-fertilisation, writes Rowan Moore

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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, LSE by O’Donnell + Tuomey

10-Oct-2014 | By Jay Merrick

Stirling Prize 2014: A triangular site has produced a response of bold geometries resulting in a popular and convivial building full of pleasures and surprises, writes Jay Merrick

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John Henry Brookes and Abercrombie Building by Design Engine

26-Sep-2014 | By Owen Pritchard

Oxford Brookes’ new building offers a refreshing alternative to the elitism of the city’s other university, writes Owen Pritchard. Photography by Nick Kane

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Building Study: Robinson College by Gillespie, Kidd and Coia

1-Sep-2014 | By Roderick Ham

Read Roderick Ham’s appraisal of Robinson College by Gillespie, Kidd and Coia, which was first published in the AJ on the 5th August 1981

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The descendants: National Film School by ABK

12-May-2014

ABK’s National Film School in Ireland was inspired by a Ben Nicholson sculpture and Louis Kahn, writes Felix Mara. Photography by Christian Richters.

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Glasgow School of Art by Steven Holl

9-May-2014 | By

Steven Holl’s Reid Building for Glasgow School of Art is unafraid to takes risks. That’s a rarity these days in British architecture, says Rory Olcayto

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LSE by O'Donnell + Tuomey

28-Feb-2014 | By Joseph Rykwert

At the LSE, O’Donnell + Tuomey has created imaginative, inviting and memorable architecture on an impossible site, writes Joseph Rykwert. Photography by Dennis Gilbert

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Industrious spaces: Manchester School of Art by FCBS

2-Dec-2013 | By

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios has made space work hard at Manchester School of Art, writes Felix Mara. Photography by Hufton + Crow

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Stirling shortlist: University of Limerick by Grafton Architects

20-Sep-2013 | By John McLaughlin

‘The building has a strongly sculptural character that looks as though it might have been hewn out of the ground,’ writes John McLaughlin

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Darton College, Barnsley by Lathams

2-Jul-2013

Latham’s Darton College avoids long corridors by combining common spaces with a central atrium

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RIBA Awards 2013: Campus

12-Jun-2013 | By Emily Booth

Campuses have achieved seven National Award-winning schemes this year - the same number as in 2012

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Red brick music box: Bramall Music School by Glenn Howells Architects

17-Apr-2013 | By

The secret to Glenn Howells Architects’ Bramall Music School’s auditorium acoustics is its low ventilation noise, writes Felix Mara. Photography by Edmund Sumner

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A great Gatsby: Saïd Business School by Dixon Jones

29-Mar-2013 | By Jay Merrick

With its Phase 2 West Wing of Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, Dixon Jones has created a distinctive new oasis for young thrusters, writes Jay Merrick. Photography by Paul Riddle

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Soft machine - Colyer-Fergusson Music Building by Tim Ronalds Architects

31-Jan-2013 | By

Tim Ronalds Architects’ Colyer-Fergusson Music Building is warmer and more human than its Sevenoaks School Performing Arts Centre, but is it less disciplined? By Felix Mara. Photography by Christian Richters

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Clean space - Crit Building by Guy Hollaway Architects

31-Jan-2013 | By

Guy Hollaway Architects’ Crit Building for Kent School of Architecture is kinetic but practical, writes Felix Mara. Photography by Charles Hosea

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Knocking through - AHMM's University of Amsterdam

24-Jan-2013 | By

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris’s retrofit design for the University of Amsterdam’s Roeterseiland complex makes a bold assault on the ’60s fabric, writes Felix Mara. Photography by Rob Parrish & AHMM

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The Forum, University of Exeter, Streatham Campus

22-Jan-2013

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Stirling Prize 2012: Sainsbury Laboratory by Stanton Williams Video

10-Oct-2012 | By

‘A consistent language of high quality materials and fine details snapped together with satisfying precision,’ says Felix Mara

Business School, University of Edinburgh: retrofit by LDN Architects

Business School, University of Edinburgh: retrofit by LDN Architects

8-Dec-2011 | By

University retrofit: LDN Architects updated a listed 1960s building to meet the needs of a modern business school, writes Felix Mara

Library, University of Aberdeen, by Schmidt Hammer Lassen

Library, University of Aberdeen, by Schmidt Hammer Lassen

8-Dec-2011 | By Alan Dunlop

Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s zebra-skinned library brings the University of Aberdeen into its sixth century with a flourish, writes Alan Dunlop. Photography by Adam Mork

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First look - higher education

Foster + Partners\' health education campus scheme in Cleveland, Ohio

Foster reveals Cleveland medical school plans

3-Dec-2014 | By

Foster + Partners has unveiled plans for a 45,000m² health education campus in Cleveland, Ohio

Supreme Award  Winner: Seona Reid Building, Glasgow School of Art by Steven Holl Architects with JM Architects

Holl and JM Architects' GSA scheme wins top Glasgow award

20-Nov-2014 | By

The new Reid building by Steven Holl Architects and JM Architects has been handed the Glasgow Institute of Architects’ (GIA) Supreme Award for 2014

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Sheppard Robson's Bristol Uni sciences building opens

7-Oct-2014 | By

David Attenborough has officially opened the University of Bristol’s £56.5million Life Sciences Building

Heneghan Peng\'s University of Greenwich School of Architecture

Heneghan Peng's Greenwich School of Architecture nears completion

4-Aug-2014 | By

Heneghan Peng’s long-awaited new School of Architecture building for the University of Greenwich is nearing completion

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Cullinan's Jaguar research centre wins planning

1-Jul-2014 | By

Cullinan Studio has won planning permision for this innovation centre for Jaguar Land Rover at the University of Warwick’s Coventry site

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Holl's Glasgow School of Art set to open

12-Feb-2014 | By

Steven Holl’s £50 million new Glasgow School of Art building is nearing completion

Zaha Hadid Architects\' innovation tower scheme in Hong Kong

Zaha Hadid’s Hong Kong tower to open in March

8-Jan-2014 | By

Zaha Hadid Architects’ new 15,000m2 Innovation Tower School of Design at Hong Kong Polytechinc University is to be officially opened on 18 March

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ADP's £27m library and learning hub opens doors in Southend

12-Dec-2013 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] ADP Architects has completed a £27 million learning hub and library in Southend-on-sea, Essex

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BDP's Norwich City College creative arts 'barn' opens doors

12-Nov-2013 | By

BDP has completed this £4.6million creative arts building for Norwich City College

Zaha Hadid\'s Innovation Tower Design School in Hong Kong

A first look at Zaha Hadid’s delayed Hong Kong tower

4-Nov-2013 | By

Work is nearing completion on Zaha Hadid Architects’ new 15,000m2 Innovation Tower School of Design at Hong Kong Polytechinc University.

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BDP unveils UCL workshop space

28-Oct-2013 | By

BDP has transformed a former delivery bay underneath UCL’s engineering building into a centre dedicated to making

The heart of the campus is the Library & Learning Centre (LLC) by Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadid and Peter Cook complete Viennese Uni schemes

3-Oct-2013 | By

Peter Cook’s CRAB studio and Zaha Hadid have both completed buildings on Vienna’s University of Economics & Business £412 million campus

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DRDH completes Farnham library

30-Sep-2013 | By

DRDH Architects has unwrapped its £1.2 million revamp of the 1997 Elaine Thomas Library on the University for the Creative Arts’ (UCA) Farnham campus

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ASL unveils Welsh student union

5-Sep-2013 | By

Austin-Smith:Lord has completed this £2.1 million student union for the for the University of Wales Trinity Saint David in Lampeter, south west Wales

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Foster Wilson completes Royal Holloway Uni theatre

28-Aug-2013 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Islington-based Foster Wilson has added a 200-seat theatre to Royal Holloway University’s drama department

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Sadler Brown completes Ripon College student housing

2-Aug-2013 | By

Sadler Brown Architecture’s Harriet Monsell House at Ripon College, in Oxfordshire, has welcomed its first students

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Lewis & Hickey unveils £37m Edinburgh Uni Library revamp

28-Jun-2013 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Lewis & Hickey has completed the seven-year refurbishment of Basil Spence’s Grade A-listed Main Library at the University of Edinburgh

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Powell Dobson reveals Cardiff Uni medical library

2-May-2013 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Powell Dobson’s £13million library for the School of Medicine at Cardiff University has welcomed its first students

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Snøhetta completes North Carolina university library

5-Apr-2013 | By

Snøhetta’s Hunt Library at North Carolina State University officially opened this week

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Sheppard Robson finishes Strathclyde uni refurb

21-Feb-2013 | By

[FIRST LOOK + DATA] Sheppard Robson has unveiled its £14.3 million overhaul of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow