At first glance, the humble state of Iowa, located in the heart of the American Midwest, might seem an unlikely location for the work of starchitects. Home to just over three million residents spread across a handful of small cities, the state is one of the least populated in the United States. Largely driven by agriculture and academia, the state has maintained a relatively tame architectural landscape—until now.
Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs
Zaha Hadid Architects
Zaha Hadid Architects’ Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, at the American University of Beirut, melds local traditions with innovative geometries, creating an architectural manifestation of the Institute’s ideals of opportunity, pluralism, creativity and tolerance.
As the latest addition to a long row of educational buildings by Copenhagen office, Henning Larsen Architects, in a collaboration with GPP Arkitekter, the proposal for Frederiksbjerg School has succeeded in responding to the recent demands on the development of Danish learning facilities. In doing so, it strives to set the bar for future educational buildings domestically.
October 30, 2016 /
September 11, 2016 /
September 05, 2016 /