Project type: University Building

GSK Centre at University of Nottingham

GSK Centre at University of Nottingham

The Centre for Sustainable Chemistry is now housed in a brand new carbon neutral laboratory, the fi rst of its kind in the UK. A fi ne example of how effectively natural wood and ceramics interact: the terracotta cladding comprising light-grey and blue elements arranged in half-bond creates a vibrant background for the architecturally dominant wooden structures, which extend up to …

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Faculty of English

Faculty of English

The new Cambridge University building is robust, without being overpowering. The strong vertical structure, underlined by the window formats, is balanced by the horizontal TERRART®-LARGE panels and their profiling, which on the surface are slightly reminiscent of wooden mats – accentuated by the colouring. Close up, however, the fine reliefs have a brick-like character with …

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University Library Rostock

University Library Rostock

Light, air and ease characterise the new building of Rostock’s new university library. Thanks to the generous use of glass and a light yellow brick cladding of TERRART® elements, the building’s appearance is instantly welcoming. Architects Henning Larsen Tegnestue have created an attractive and varied space, the various design elements of which stimulate the visitor’s imagination. Despite the cornucopia of impressions, the building radiates tranquillity. Its agreeable …

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University of Commerce of Osaka

University of Commerce of Osaka

The design of the building of the Osaka University of Commerce, Japan, is aimed at an open higher education institution in a new age. The components are a library, a room for open lectures as well as classrooms for adult education. The baguette units of the west façade produce a Venetian blind effect that screens vision and the sun, and at the same time …

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90 Mt. Auburn Street (Harvard), Cambridge, MA

90 Mt. Auburn Street (Harvard), Cambridge, MA

The façade of the Auburn University Building, rigorously structured with aluminium profiles, was clad with light beige TERRART®-LARGE panels, which emit a silver glimmer in the appropriate light. The small roofs over the windows that act as sunblinds – reminiscent of buildings by Le Corbusier – also follow the window areas over the corner.

Central Michigan University

Central Michigan University

The College of Education and Human Services at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, is a nationally recognized teaching program that’s based in a new, state-of-the-art facility designed by DSA Architects at the SHW Group. DSA Architects sought to create a sustainable and healthy learning environment for CMU students. This included considering factors such …

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