Photograph by David Schreyer

High School Extension with "Crinkled Wall" in Kufstein, Austria, by Johannes Wiesflecker and Karl-Heinz Klopf, 2012 [caption id="attachment_6472" align="alignnone" width="509" caption="Photograph by David Schreyer"][/caption] Paper is a suitable metaphor for knowledge, considering how ideas have been expressed and shared via books and ...Read More

Photograph by Jens Lindhe, courtesy of Dorte Mandrup Architects

Ama'r Children's Culture House in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Dorte Mandrup Architects, 2013 The following text and images are courtesy of Dorte Mandrup Architects. [caption id="attachment_5637" align="alignnone" width="510" caption="Photograph by Jens Lindhe"][/caption] The Ama'r Children’s Culture House is an innovative project developed with the ...Read More

Photograph courtesy alt Architects

Niemenranta Elementary School in Oulunsalo, Finland, by alt Architects + Architecture Office Karsikas, 2012. The following text and images are courtesy alt Architects. Photographs are by Ville-Pekka Ikola and Kalle Vahtera. Niemenranta Elementary School is located in a new residential area in ...Read More

Photograph © Herman van Doorn

Integrated Elementary-Middle School Complex in Rome, Italy by Herman Hertzberger and Marco Scarpinato, 2012. Writing about this recently completed school in the Romanina section of Rome is not an easy feat, given that Herman Hertzberger's buildings beg to be visited to ...Read More

Photo courtesy of C. F. Møller Architects

Sølvgade School in Copenhagen, Denmark by C. F. Møller Architects, 2012. Like a lot of architecture built in European cities, the six-story addition to Copenhagen's Sølvgade School -- the oldest school in Denmark -- must contend with history while dealing with ...Read More

Fluor Architects

Family Crèche in Drulingen, France by Fluor Architects, 2010. Drulingen is a small town in the Alsace region of northeastern France. One of the main routes into town from the nearby motorway is Rue de Phalsbourg, on which this "Family Crèche" ...Read More

Photograph by Hertha Hurnaus

Childcare Center in Maria Enzersdorf, Austria by MAGK and illiz architektur, 2011. A small school in the town of Maria Enzersdorf, south of Vienna, required expansion in line with the community's growing population. A 2008 competition called for an addition with ...Read More

Photograph by Kurt Kuball, courtesy SOLID architecture

Kindergarten (KIGA) in Neufeld an der Leitha, Austria by SOLID architecture, 2010. The influence of the Crow Island School in Winnetka, Illinois, designed by Perkins + Will (then Perkins, Wheeler, and Will) with Eliel and Eero Saarinen in 1940, is undeniable. ...Read More

Photograph by Kurt Hörbst

"Free Play" Kindergarten in Guntramsdorf, Austria by g.o.y.a., 2010. The following text and images (photos are by Kurt Hörbst) are courtesy g.o.y.a. (group of young architects). The kindergarten is located in a grove of striking chestnut trees. Its rustic design celebrates a ...Read More

Photograph by Chris J. Roberts

Panther Lake Elementary School in Federal Way, Washington by DLR Group, 2009. DLR Group was responsible for two recent elementary schools in Federal Way near Seattle: Panther Lake, adjacent to the a library by Mithun, and Valhalla, at the northern edge ...Read More