Two new buildings have been completed for Columbia University’s Manhattanville Campus on an abandoned industrial site on the island of Manhattan, New York. The Lenfest Center for the Arts and the Jerome L. Greene Science Center, designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, are due to open in the spring of 2017.
Maximising energy conservation and minimising ecological footprint are the keys to SWBI Architects’s new research and development centre in Noida, India designed for American multinational Adobe Systems.
The new UTEC - Universidad de Ingenieria y Tecnologia faculty in Lima, Peru, designed by Grafton Architects with Shell Arquitectos is an innovative form of university construction: a concrete vertical campus, a composition of volumes permeable to the city, light and air.
An elementary school surrounded by open fields, in close contact with the agricultural vocation of the land. This is a good description of MADE Associati of Treviso’s school campus, designed for children and the environment: an example well worth following.
An art gallery or a library? A housing complex or a private home? A university campus or a school for civil servants? Who will win the 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize? The winner will not be announced until October 6, but let’s take a look at some of the projects shortlisted for the prestigious prize that have been covered in Floornature.
Canadian architect Brian MacKay-Lyons of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects Limited has been working since 1998 on what we could call a kind of architectural testing ground to explore ideas of form, materiality and building at Shobac farm in Nova Scotia, Canada.
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