Posts tagged 'education'

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

The design studio created an unusual kit of parts for outdoor adolescent education at The Grayson School in Pennsylvania Words by Francesca Perry Secondary school

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Public Practice: It’s time for nationwide action on planning, not just high-level ambition

Public Practice Associates, 2019. Credit: Ivan Jones A focus on community in the Beauty Commission report is worth celebrating — but we need practical, nationwide

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OMA’s Brighton College is imperfect but welcome

Photographs by Laurian Ghinitoiu (unless otherwise specified), courtesy of OMA OMA’s design for the School of Science and Sport at Brighton College might not be

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Meet the teachers and designers taking the UK’s creative education into their own hands

Store Studio in London provides classes in design and making for pupils at local schools, and teams up with architecture and design studios for special

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Mark Lee Appointed Chair of Department of Architecture at Harvard GSD

Mark Lee has been appointed chair of Harvard GSD Harvard alumnus Mark Lee will be the new Chair of the Department of Architecture at Harvard

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Vagelos Center, New York: Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s medical school for Columbia University

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

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African School for Excellence

Local Studio’s warehouse-like Johannesburg township school is an object lesson in revitalising the places that urbanisation has left behind Conversations about the future of cities

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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

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Technology Will Save Us

Dismayed by our incomprehension of how consumer electronics work, Technology Will Save Us are determined to re-educate the nation “Our mission is to build the

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London School of Architecture

Will Hunter’s new postgraduate course is both a reaction to and an outcome of the progressive marketisation of UK higher education, says Icon’s architecture correspondent Douglas

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Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

Issue 201 Magazine

Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

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Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

Issue 201 Magazine

Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

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ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile preview: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

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UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality