Photo: Philippe Ruault

Lycée Régional René Goscinny in Drap, France, by José Morales with Rémy Marciano, 2012. The following text and images are courtesy of José Morales. ARCHITECTURE AND LANDSCAPE The building is accessed from an upper platform which leads to common facilities rooms and to ...Read More

Photograph courtesy of Perkins and Will

Universidade Agostinho Neto in Luanda, Angola by Perkins + Will, 2011. Luanda, the capital of Angola and its largest city, is located on the country's Atlantic coast, only 8.4-degrees latitude south of the equator. Both the city and country are undergoing ...Read More

Photograph by Aaron Dougherty

KU Lied Center Addition in Lawrence, Kansas by Helix Architecture + Design, 2011. The Lied Center of Kansas at the University of Kansas (KU) consists of a 2,000-seat multi-purpose theater with rehearsal rooms, dressing rooms, and administrative spaces. Completed in 1993 ...Read More

Photograph courtesy Zalewski Architecture Group

A, B, C Lecture Halls at Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Poland by Zalewski Architecture Group, 2011. In undergraduate architecture school I recall hearing a professor say, during a crit for a proposed addition to the art school on campus, ...Read More

Photograph courtesy Claus en Kaan Architecten

Netherlands Institute for Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) in Wageningen, Netherlands by Claus en Kaan Architecten, 2011. In the influential book Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, William McDonough and Michael Braungart argue that recycling is in effect "downcycling," since the ...Read More

Photograph courtesy Antonini + Darmon Architectes

M3A2 - Cultural and Community Tower in Paris, France by Antonini + Darmon Architectes, 2011. Paris Diderot Unversity, which bills itself as "the multidisplinary university in the heart of Paris," is located on the Left Bank of the Seine, just south ...Read More

Photograph courtesy Baird Sampson Neuert Architects

Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center in Ithaca, New York by Baird Sampson Neuert Architects, 2011. Cornell Plantations is, as the name indicates, part of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. It consists of a dozen themed gardens in its 25-acre botanical ...Read More

Photograph courtesy Oyler Wu Collaborative

SCI-Arc Graduation Pavilion in Los Angeles, California by Oyler Wu Collaborative, 2011. In 2000 the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) moved to its current location just southeast of downtown Los Angeles. It occupies the 1907 Sante Fe Freight Depot, a ...Read More

Photograph courtesy Architects Rudanko + Kankkunen

Sra Pou Vocational School in Oudong, Cambodia by Architects Rudanko + Kankkunen, 2011. A project that could easily fit within the vein of the books reviewed this week, this vocational school in the Cambodian village of Sra Pou, Udong started with ...Read More

Photograph by Nic Lehoux

Sauder School of Business in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada by Acton Ostry Architects, 2010. The Vancouver campus of the 100-year-old University of British Columbia (UBC) is located at the western tip of the Point Grey Peninsula, a dramatic site surrounded by ...Read More