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Building study - Higher education


RIBA Stirling Prize 2015 finalist: University of Greenwich by Heneghan Peng Video

14-Oct-2015 | By James Hogan

Despite pandering to its limestone surroundings the materials of Heneghan Peng’s scheme are secondary to its success, says James Hogan

Hult International Business School by Sergison Bates

Hult International Business School by Sergison Bates Architects

18-Jul-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

Owen Pritchard discovers a hardworking building that has been transformed with a keen eye for detail

University of Greenwich Stockwell Street Building by Heneghan Peng

RIBA Awards 2015: Campus

18-Jun-2015 | By Neil Spiller

Neil Spiller of the University of Greenwich gives a client’s view of building its RIBA Award winning Stockwell Street Building

The Broad Street facade, designed by Giles Gilbert Scott

Weston Library by Wilkinson Eyre

17-Apr-2015 | By Robert Bevan

Robert Bevan finds a working building not a ceremonial centre, in Oxford’s new Weston Library

Edward P Evans Hall, Yale University, Foster + Partners

Edward P Evans Hall at Yale University by Foster + Partners

2-Feb-2015 | By

Norman Foster returns to Yale University but Ellis Woodman is less than impressed with the results


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


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

Oxford Brookes Design Engine

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


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

National Film School

The descendants: National Film School by ABK


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

Glasgow School of Art

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

ODonnell Tuomey LSE

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


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


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

Lathams\' Darton College

Darton College, Barnsley by Lathams


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


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

GHA Bramalls Music School

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


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


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


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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First look - higher education


Fraser Brown Mackenna retrofits 'heroic' 1960s education building

12-Nov-2015 | By James McLachlan

Fraser Brown Mackenna Architects has completed this £29million refurbishment of the ‘heroic’ Cockcroft Building for the University of Brighton

Design Engine Student Centre Bournemouth

Design Engine unveils 'Passivhaus' Student Centre in Bournemouth

5-Nov-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

The Winchester-based Design Engine has completed the first stage of its transformation of Arts University Bournmouth’s Wallisdowne campus in Poole


Haworth Tompkins' new Royal College of Art building opens

12-Oct-2015 | By

Haworth Tompkins has completed this new 2,752m² building for the Royal College of Art in Battersea


ADP takes wraps off £16m University of Leeds library

12-Oct-2015 | By

ADP has released the first photographs of its recently completed £16million library for the University of Leeds


Grimshaw's largest university project to date opens

9-Oct-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

AJ120 practice Grimshaw has cut the ribbon on its £140million Boldrewood Innovation Campus at the University of Southampton


Mecanoo reveals £350m University of Manchester engineering campus

15-Sep-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Dutch practice Mecanoo has revealed its designs for the University of Manchester’s new £350 million engineering campus

Architype UEA Enterprise Centre

Architype completes thatch-clad enterprise centre

6-Jul-2015 | By

Architype has completed this £11.6 million enterprise centre at the University of East Anglia

Haverstock Alexandra College

Haverstock to add college to Brutalist Alexandra Road Estate

15-May-2015 | By

Haverstock has won the go-ahead for a new adult learning centre in the grade II*-listed Alexandra Road Estate in Camden

Bennetts University of Edinburgh

Bennetts reveals Edinburgh Uni scheme

5-May-2015 | By

Bennetts Associates has revealed plans for the final phase of the University of Edinburgh’s Potterrow development

Penoyre & Prasad Wimbledon College of Arts

Penoyre & Prasad unveils Wimbledon College of Arts studio

29-Apr-2015 | By

Penoyre & Prasad has completed this £1.3million studio building for Wimbledon College of Arts

Hawkins Brown UEA

Hawkins\Brown completes £12.5m UEA research building

2-Apr-2015 | By

Hawkins\Brown has completed a new research and education building at the University of East Anglia’s Norwich campus

Heatherwick Singapore Learning Hub

Heatherwick’s Singapore Uni Learning Hub opens

10-Mar-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK] Heatherwick Studio’s Learning Hub at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore has opened its doors today (10 March)

OD+T Budapest

Work starts on O’Donnell + Tuomey’s €34m Budapest scheme

23-Feb-2015 | By

Work has begun on O’Donnell + Tuomey’s scheme for the Central European University in Budapest

Niall McLaughlin LAMDA

Niall McLaughlin reveals £28m drama school

17-Feb-2015 | By

Niall McLaughlin Architects has revealed plans for a new £28 million campus for LAMDA drama school in west London

Frank Gehry\'s Dr Chau Chak Wing Building in Sydney

Frank Gehry completes first Australian building

6-Feb-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA + PLANS] Frank Gehry has completed a new £90 million building for Sydney’s University of Technology (UTS)

Heneghan Peng\'s University of Greenwich

Exclusive new images released of Heneghan Peng's Greenwich Uni scheme

19-Dec-2014 | By

The AJ can reveal exclusive new images of Heneghan Peng’s recently completed Greenwich School of Architecture

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


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


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

Holl\'s Reid Building in Glasgow_

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


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


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.


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


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


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