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Building utopia: Stirling and Wilford’s Temasek Polytechnic in SingaporeSubscription

By Peter Davey

The greatness of Stirling and Wildford’s last job together lies not in its grand gestures but in the way a huge programme has been transformed into a network of places linked in urban conversation


Ilima Primary School in Congo by MASS Design GroupSubscription


Drawing on local materials and techniques, this school is a beacon for improving education in rural Congo


Vienna Six: A Breakdown of the Starchitect CampusSubscription

A closer look at the Vienna University of Economics and Business’ star-studded new campus, featuring projects from Zaha Hadid Architects and CRAB Studio


Sextet in the City: Vienna University's Starchitect CampusSubscription


With an array of starchitect buildings corralled like guests at a cocktail party, Vienna University recasts the idea and the identity of the modern campus


Tore H Grimstad, Assad Ansar and Andreas Brunvoll's Youth Centre in SenegalSubscription

A youth centre built in 10 weeks in an area with no electricity

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Paolo Didonè, Sergio de Gioia and Fabrizio Michielon's Pencil Box in Modena, ItalySubscription

By Tracey Nasrallah

This school located in Modena was built in 50 days after the catastrophic earthquake in Emilia-Romagna


Two schools of thought: Brooks + Scarpa and Ehrlich Architects in LASubscription

By Michael Webb

A pair of new schools in Los Angeles bring fresh architectural and pedagogical thinking to an overloaded educational system


London Schools Part Three: London Metropolitan by ARUSubscription

By Will Hunter

In this new art and architecture building, each floor has been conceived as a mini-city in which neighbourly contact between the different disciplines is gently fostered

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Blue Steel: MOCA by Farshid Moussavi in Cleveland, Ohio

By Raymund Ryan

Crystalline form and shimmering materiality combine in Farshid Moussavi’s stunning new Museum of Contemporary Art for Cleveland, Ohio


I Mosaici School, Herman Hertzberger in RomeSubscription

By Deborah Saunt

Roman Type: Lying low in a Roman suburb, Herman Hertzberger’s I Mosaici school offers a flexible new alternative to traditionalist Italian pedagogy

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TQ Schools: I Mosaici School by Herman HertzbergerSubscription

By Christian Kuhn

An interplay between inside, outside and varying elevations creates a malleable school by Hertzberger

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Two London Schools: Cottrell and Vermeulen, Agents of Change comparedSubscription

By Cany Ash and Robert Sakula

In stitching together disparate school campuses, these two additions reinterpret a London idiom to reaffirm the facade’s urban significance and the lost art of ornament


2007 August: Kindergarten, Tezuka Architects, Tokyo, JapanSubscription

By Rob Gregory

[ARCHIVE] Running circles around other schools, Fuji Kindergarten is leading the way

At the opening ceremony, snipers patrol the site from the roof of the double-height library. Photograph by Giovanna Silva

Compund Solution: A New School For AfghanistanSubscription

By Jonathan Glancey

Sicilian journalist Maria Grazia Cutuli was killed while reporting in Afghanistan. Now, her brother, an architect, has created a school to her memory and a new message of hope for the country’s future generation