NYU Department of Philosophy by Steven Holl Architects

Steven Holl Architects has completed renovation of the interiors of an 1890 building for the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts & Science at New York University. The new interior is organized around a concept of the phenomenal properties of light and materials, given the Department of Philosophy a luminous image. A new porous stair, changing its direction at each floor, vertically connects the six-level building through shifting light and shadow. Read more [...]
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Els Colors Kindergarten by RCR Arquitectes

The Els Colors kindergarten, designed by RCR Arquitectes, exhibits a simplicity in its composition that is achieved through the juxtaposition of sections that differ only in colour. The classrooms, communal areas and cafeteria are spread across two rectangular, single level sections, which are connected by a covered passageway that also gives access to the internal courtyard. A taller section is located above the main entrance and is used as multifunctional space. Steel is used for the Read more [...]
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