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      New chapters: 6 libraries offering a fresh start

      Brand story

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      05.12.2018

      Calgary Central Library Calgary, Canada 2018 Snøhetta The Snøhetta- and DIALOG-designed new Calgary Central Library provides spaces for all types of people and activities. Situated in part above a train line, the building features a triple-glazed

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      Best in class: New schools have done their homework

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      Peter Smisek

      04.12.2018

      All building types respond to societal trends and schools are no exception. No longer vast buildings containing identical classrooms, today’s schools cater to varied requirements, from quiet spaces for individual learning to flexible spaces for

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      Building our future: new school architecture

      Peter Smisek

      20.03.2018

      We've learned that learning itself, when it's made enjoyable, produces better results. And architects have learned how to respond to this shift by displacing the battery-farm model of countless, characterless classrooms with altogether more dynamic

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      The Architecture of Learning: CF Møller

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      19.03.2018

      One of the typological furrows successfully ploughed by Danish practice CF Møller is the design of large school schemes. Its recently completed Copenhagen International School occupies both an intriguing site – on the extension of a former quay

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      Alma matters: new university buildings

      Alyn Griffiths

      06.09.2017

      Like their students, universities are investing in their futures – calling on architects for long-lasting buildings that will not only promote flexible working, community interaction and new approaches to learning, but also function as highly

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      Home-grown: 4 new Japanese kindergartens

      Madeline Bouton

      05.09.2017

      A cohort of recently completed Japanese kindergarten projects demonstrate how the language of domestic spaces can be translated into pre-school environments.

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      Dutch Architecture

      TLmag

      18.04.2017

      For decades a test bed for bold, experimental projects, the Netherlands continues to function as an architecturally compelling landscape – both in terms of design practice and consumption.

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      Constructive Thinking: new school architecture

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      19.02.2017

      Architects get clever, designing innovative and inspiring school environments that change the way students move, think and feel.

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      Piling Them High

      Dominic Lutyens

      19.08.2014

      Bricks in contemporary architecture may well be saddled with a reputation for retrograde traditionalism – after all, the oldest discovered bricks date from before 7500 BC. For some, they conjure up images of architecturally unimaginative housing

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      Fluid learning: Sir Paul Reeves Building, AUT University

      Indesign Media Asia Pacific

      30.07.2014

      A landmark building by Jasmax marks a paradigm shift in student-centric space (Text by Andrea Stevens)

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      Kindergarten Design Grows Up: contemporary nursery-school ...

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      01.09.2011

      A number of recently completed kindergarten projects have proved that designing user-centred environments for the more diminutive among us shouldn't be at odds with creating highly expressive structures. Architonic takes a look at a selection of

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