Most medical schools are fit only for cadavers. Diller Scofidio + Renfro has injected a sense of life into the typology with a tower of morphing, cascading spaces in Manhattan

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Wednesday, 22 July 2015 00:00

Thomas Heatherwick in Singapore

The designer’s first permanent building in Asia is a series of staggered towers that rise up out of a university campus like a grove of vast palm trees

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From the architect's elegant glazed pavilion, visiting scholars and artists can gaze out on the Greater Wannsee for inspiration

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Architect's refurbished Giles Gilbert Scott building in Oxford reopened this weekend as the Weston Library

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For his Learning Hub at Nanyang Technological University, the designer has rethought the traditional campus building

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A nomination for the Mies van der Rohe prize is the latest in a string of accolades for the Irish practice's LSE student centre in London. As the shortlist was announced last week, Icon met them to discuss their determined focus on context and consultation

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 00:00

Zaha Hadid in Hong Kong

The architect has made clever use of an awkward site at a university to create the Jockey Club Innovation Tower, an undulating glass structure full of fluid, interconnected spaces. John Jervis went to have a look

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O'Donnell + Tuomey's student union for the LSE is both an ingenious response to an almost impossible site and a bold, brilliant urban sculpture

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Wednesday, 19 November 2014 00:00

Elemental: Centro Innovacion, Santiago

Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena's practice turns corporate design on its head by creating a business innovation lab with the windows on the inside

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Friday, 27 June 2014 14:21

Diego Portales University, Chile

A striking concrete cube raised above an angled undercroft dominates the first phase of a megastructural campus in Santiago, says Douglas Murphy

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Monday, 03 January 2011 00:00

Jim Stirling and the Red Trilogy

A book re-evaluating Stirling’s trio of red 1960s University buildings weighs up their iconic status against their functional shortcomings.

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