Tag : Schools
The retrofit of a derelict Brutalist giant has a carbon footprint significantly smaller than its demolish-and-build-anew equivalent, writes Rob Wilson. Photography Will Scott, Luke Hayes
The latest AJ features building studies of three schools projects: Allies and Morrison’s van Hasselt Centre at Cranleigh School in Surrey; Northampton International Academy by Architecture Initiative; and a new building for Kingswood School in Bath by Stonewood Design. PLUS One year on, is the architecture apprenticeship scheme failing to open up the profession? And as PLP’s 22 Bishopsgate tower nears completion, founding ...
The new building for a private school in Surrey offers an unusual solution to a problem, implemented in a very precise manner, writes Fran Williams. Photography Nick Guttridge
The AJ can reveal the second set of finalists vying for this year’s ‘retrofit Oscars’. Today: the two housing categories, as well as school and health projects
New Kingspan CPD: Learn how effective use of insulation can help architects comply with the latest guidelines on comfort in schools
The professional-standard facility at Channing School is equipped with rigging and lighting that can be operated by children
The RIBA is calling for architects to help bring architecture teaching into schools as it starts to roll out a nationwide educational drive
The Peckham Rye building is that rare thing in London, an entirely newly-built state school, writes Rob Wilson. Photography Anthony Coleman
The latest AJ focuses on schools, with building studies of Edinburgh’s Boroughmuir High School by Allan Murray Architects; and two schools in the London Borough of Southwark: Haverstock’s Belham Primary School and Cottrell & Vermeulen’s Bellenden Primary School. PLUS We meet Patricia Brown, the behind-the-scenes fixer with big ideas for London’s future; and we look back at a controversial RIBA presidential ...
School design cannot avoid being a political issue, says Paul Finch