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Indian Institute of Management / Louis Kahn
Educational & Sports Facilities

Louis Kahn’s Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, better known as IIM Ahmedabad or simply IIMA, is a management institute located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The old campus was designed by Louis Kahn who was an exponent of exposed-brick architecture, with the help of B.V. Doshi & Anant Raje. The most distinctive features of the plan are the numerous arches and square…

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Royal Academy for Nature Conservation / Khammash Architects
Architecture

Royal Academy for Nature Conservation in Jordan / Khammash Architects

Designed by Khammash Architects and completed in 2014, the Royal Academy for Nature Conservation in Jordan sets in an abandoned quarry that serves as catalyst for an imaginative intervention providing educational programmes and visitor facilities. The project was originally proposed to be on a site inside a nature conservancy reserve, but the architect convinced the client to use the adjacent abandoned quarry which…

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Kanagawa Institute of Technology / Junya Ishigami + Associates
Educational & Sports Facilities, Japanese Architecture

Kanagawa Institute of Technology / Junya Ishigami + Associates

Kanagawa Institute of Technology, KAIT workshop, near Tokyo is the first project in which Ishigami succeeds in expanding the idea of blurring spaces. This project has become an ambiguous space, which no longer has any visible identifiable boundaries. Ishigami says about his interest in architecture: “A quality of nature is that it is governed by certain rules which at the same…

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