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Peter Blundell Jones

Stories

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    Learning Process: Justus-von-Liebig School, Moers, Germany, by Peter HubnerSubscription

    14 October, 2014

    Participatory design lies at the heart of Peter Hübner’s practice, and in this new school in Germany it comes into its own as students and teachers collaborated with the architects to create a space of their own

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    ‘Sauerbruch Hutton’s Immanuel Church is a reminder of how important it is to see buildings in the flesh’Subscription

    14 May, 2014

    Tempering programmatic pragmatism with the nuances of light and colour, this new church in Cologne is a meditative, multivalent space

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    Marl School in Germany by Hans ScharounSubscription

    23 October, 2012

    Scharoun’s school in the mining town of Marl has been saved from demolition and is being converted for use as a music school

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    Parc de La Villette in Paris, France, by Bernard TschumiSubscription

    7 June, 2012

    The enormous cultural pretensions of La Villette: it is supposed to be nothing less than the first piece of Deconstructivist architecture

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    Bolles + Wilson Town hall and cinema complex, HaarlemSubscription

    28 May, 2012

    Implanted within Haarlem’s city centre, this town hall and cinema complex reconstitutes the urban grain and adds a contemporary layer to a historic palimpsest

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    2002 January: Sustainable School by Lucien Kroll (Caundry, France)Subscription

    6 February, 2012Comments (1)

    One of the most rigorous programmes ever devised ensured that this French school is environmentally appropriate in multiple ways. It has many lessons to teach.

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    10 Years On: Evaluating kroll’s eco schoolSubscription

    1 February, 2012

    Ten years ago, the AR published a new secondary school at Caudry in northern France by Lucien Kroll, which marked an important advance in green building. The result of an architect/contractor competition, the school had to meet a demanding list of ecological criteria. As reported in January 2002 these were met and the school got off to a good start. But how has its life developed?

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    10 Years On: Evaluating kroll’s eco schoolSubscription

    1 February, 2012

    Ten years ago, the AR published a new secondary school at Caudry in northern France by Lucien Kroll, which marked an important advance in green building. The result of an architect/contractor competition, the school had to meet a demanding list of ecological criteria. As reported in January 2002 these were met and the school got off to a good start. But how has its life developed?

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    2004 March: Alien EncounterSubscription

    22 November, 2011

    Clad in a pulsating skin, Graz’s new Kunsthaus is a spunky modern interloper that adds both to the life of the city and to it s historic fabric

  • Instead of repeating the brick infill, solid parts have been clad in coloured anodised aluminium panels to give the concrete building a new image. Photo credit: Daniel Hopkinson

    A second chance for Sheffield's streets in the skySubscription

    27 September, 2011

    Designed in the 1960s by two pioneering architects, Park Hill thronged with international visitors for the next decade. Yet as Modernist high-rises and equality fell out of fashion, the socialist ideal turned into a ghetto. Today, developer Urban Splash is animating its streets again with a bold programme