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    Outrage: student movement from the margins to the heart of powerSubscription

    Thinkpiece10 May, 2019

    Africa has the world’s youngest population and the world’s oldest leaders – a divide challenged by the democratisation of social media

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    Ecological construct: Studio FH Architects' and Light Earth Designs' college in Mityana, UgandaSubscription

    Buildings15 October, 2018

    Studio FH Architects’ and Light Earth Designs’ new dormitories and classrooms for agricultural students in Mityana, Uganda, exploit the school’s keen interest in eco solutions

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    From the archive: Memories of a Bauhaus StudentSubscription

    Thinkpiece15 June, 2018

    From AR September 1968: ‘Soon after I arrived, I noticed considerable unrest, and there was no lack of discussion groups in the canteen, in students’ studios and in cafes, on topics ranging from Mazdaznan to Hegel and dialectic materialism’

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    Pedagogy: ESALA, Edinburgh, ScotlandSubscription

    Thinkpiece5 December, 2013

    ESALA students are learning how to listen to the city and respond to what it has to say

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    Pedagogy: KIST, Kigali, RwandaSubscription

    Thinkpiece25 October, 2013

    Kigali Institute of Science & Technology sees an international faculty and 19 home grown students drive an african identity towards solving the social economic and development agenda in Rwanda


    Pedagogy: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, SantiagoSubscription

    Thinkpiece20 September, 2013

              This Chilean university encourages students to consider very real social and environmental contexts as a rich source of inspiration guiding their creativity

  • Beirut Arab University, Lebanon

    Pedagogy: Beirut Arab University, LebanonSubscription

    Thinkpiece2 August, 2013

    Situated at the crossroads between Western and Arab cultures, the Beirut Arab University encourages students to think about both past and present, at both local and global scales

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    Pedagogy: Graz University of Technology, AustriaSubscription

    Thinkpiece2 July, 2013

    Despite its heritage as a technical college and a rigorous curriculum, the Graz approach recognises architecture as a highly personal thing


    Pedagogy: Architecture sans Frontières, UKSubscription

    Thinkpiece14 June, 2013

    Matthew Barac commends Architecture Sans Frontières pioneering approach in providing valuable aid for vulnerable communities

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    Pedagogy: Politecnico di Milano, ItalySubscription

    News9 May, 2013

    A wealth of professional connections and habit to defy tradition fuels this Italian powerhouse, Matthew Barac reports from the world design capital

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    Pedagogy: University of Johannesburg, South AfricaSubscription

    Thinkpiece17 April, 2013

    Taking local marginalised neighbourhoods as urban laboratories students at UJ are encouraged to design radical schemes rooted in context

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    Pedagogy: FAUP, PortugalSubscription

    Thinkpiece13 March, 2013

    Sketching and hand drawing are integral to the architecture program at FAUP despite the growing digitalisation of architecture

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    Pedagogy: KADK, CopenhagenSubscription

    Thinkpiece31 January, 2013

    The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts continues to prioritise research in the pursuit of architectural knowledge.

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    Pedagogy: University of Bath, UK

    Thinkpiece17 December, 2012

    A clear sense of poetics coupled with practicality sits at the heart of student designs from the University of Bath

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    Pedagogy: KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana

    Thinkpiece23 November, 2012

    International connections and local expertise combine at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology’s School of Architecture, Town Planning, and Building

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    Pedagogy: TU Delft, the Netherlands

    Thinkpiece23 October, 2012

    TU Delft continues to act as a powerhouse of radical Dutch design, report Matthew Barac and Andrew Dawes


    School buildings produce cultureSubscription

    Thinkpiece28 September, 2012

    Farshid Moussavi compares the interiors of the Architectural Association and Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, and finds that different spaces create different ways of learning

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    Pedagogy: Bauhaus, GermanySubscription

    Thinkpiece28 September, 2012

    A boiling cauldron of modernism bubbles once more: Matthew Barac reports on the Bauhaus’s yearly, urbanism-focused course

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    Pedagogy: XJTLU, Suzhou, ChinaSubscription

    Thinkpiece28 August, 2012

    Despite historic roots in two eminent institutions − Xi’an Jiaotong University, founded in 1896 as the Nanyang Public School, and Liverpool University, the oldest university school of architecture in Britain − the recently established Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), a Sino-British partnership with a freshly minted Department of Architecture, feels completely new

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    Pedagogy: Cooper Union, New YorkSubscription

    Thinkpiece18 June, 2012

    Challenging the traditional structure of the master’s thesis project, this innovative school opens a new chapter in the way architecture is taught

  • Hinkley's sixth-year project developed out of a series of performative group surveys in the derelict streets of Liverpool, including playing parachute games with passers-by

    Pedagogy: Sheffield school of Architecture, Sheffield, UK

    Thinkpiece28 May, 2012

    Combining Anthropology and Activism while placing practice at the heart of teaching in Northern England

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    Bauhaus: Art as LifeSubscription

    Thinkpiece28 May, 2012

    Following the current trend of fascination with Bauhaus, the Barbican offers its own take on the contentious movement

  • Phil Etchell's sixth year project design a facility in which broken and obsolete items are turned from a waste product into a resource through the acts of repair and resale. Here Etchell's pencil rendering describes the entrance to the facility

    Pedagogy: Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design, Moscow, Russia

    Thinkpiece16 May, 2012

    Pushing at the boundaries of the conventional academy, this architecture school is where technology meets internationalism


    Pedagogy: University Of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

    Thinkpiece27 March, 2012

    Matthew Barac reports on adaptations Japanese architecture schools are implementing in the wake of recent natural disasters

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    Pedagogy: FAUUSP, São Paulo, Brazil

    Thinkpiece29 February, 2012

    FAUUSP in Brazil explores how architecture can connect at the different scales of urban life

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    Pedagogy: RMIT, Melbourne, Australia

    Thinkpiece30 January, 2012

    RMIT university in Melbourne embraces the richness of cultures of its students, choosing to focus on the topic of the Asian city in its final-year studio

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    Pedagogy: Centre for Alternative Technology, Wales

    Thinkpiece21 December, 2011

    Should the serious business of sustainability be a laughing matter? According to the holistic learning principles promoted by CAT, the combination of green technology, having fun and fresh country air can lead to making better buildings

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    Pedagogy: Centre for Architectural Structures and Technology, Canada

    Thinkpiece24 November, 2011

    An architecure school physically plays with the poetry of form writes Matthew Barac on the unconventional learning style at the University of Manitoba’s CAST laboratory

  • The work of students Sebastian Ernst and Martin Tessarz shows their proposed 'long block' for Manhattan

    Pedagogy: ETH Zurich, Switzerland

    Thinkpiece31 October, 2011

    ETH Zurich rejoices in creative Swiss rigour

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