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    10 Years On: Evaluating kroll’s eco schoolSubscription

    Thinkpiece1 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

    Thinkpiece1 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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    Two London Schools: Cottrell and Vermeulen, Agents of Change comparedSubscription

    Buildings31 January, 2012

    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

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    1954 August: School at Hunstanton, Norfolk, by Alison and Peter SmithsonSubscription

    Buildings31 January, 2012

    In his article, taken from the 1950s edition of Architectural Review, Philip Johnson analyses the influences of Mies van der Rohe on the work of Alison and Peter Smithson.

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    Sarah Wigglesworth's Wakefield SchoolSubscription

    Buildings30 January, 2012

    Reworking local urban and industrial morphologies for a human scale and young imaginations, this primary school in Wakefield transforms anomie into engagement

  • The mesh facade creates an interesting ornamental facade

    Frence Twist: AAVP's Paris SchoolSubscription

    Buildings30 January, 2012

    Emblematic of wider transformation in the grim flatlands north of Paris, a new school rises from the ashes of a former industrial site in Saint-Denis

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    Kumon School by Takashi Yonezawa, Kyoto, JapanSubscription

    Buildings23 November, 2011

    Yonezawa’s school design crafts an energetic narrative for learning in Kyoto, offering a new tone for educational design protocol in Japan

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    2006 February: Pratt Institute Art School Extension, New York by Steven Holl ArchitectsSubscription

    Buildings21 September, 2011

    This new insertion balances sensitivity to history with a formal a civic boldness

  • 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

    Buildings21 September, 2011

    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

  • The timber decks of the ring Around a tree school become an extraordinary and lively ‘stage’ for young children to clamber around fearlessly at break-time

    Cadet Branch: Tezuka Architects' Offshoot for a Tokyo SchoolSubscription

    Buildings21 September, 2011

    Embracing an ancient Japanese zelkova, the Ring Around a Tree School is a stimulating enclave for learning and play which formally picks up on the practice’s earlier work for the same client