This building, located in Utrecht, Netherlands was designed by OMA – Rem Koolhaas. The building was completed in Situated in the centre of the University Campus the Uithof, just outside the centre of Utrecht, this building is most famous for its use of concrete. The concrete. Koolhaas and the team at OMA envisioned the Educatorium as a factory for learning with the processes of socialization, learning, and examination related.

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Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Cookies We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. Another interesting feature is the egg-shaped cabin used for audiovisual pass.

A second system koolhaaw paths allows the building to function as a network. Also show, by a rm experimenter Rem Koolhaas, the possibility of combining formal search with an environmental sustainability of the building. Below this, protected area for parking bicycles at the intersection of a special route for use is located.

Planes interlock to create a single trajectory in which the entire university experience — socialization, learning, examination.

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Beneath this area is sheltered the bicycle parking is sheltered and an intersecting bike-path. You can find out more or switch them off if you prefer. Two curving walls enclose the room, one solid, one educaforium glass.

Planes interlock to create a single trajectory in which the entire university experience – socialization, learning, examination – is encapsulated. Indeed, classrooms, lounges, meeting rooms and general areas are located so trading floor plates Educatorium rising from the ground floor along the rest of the building.


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Client University of Utrecht. These facilities house shared activities of 14 faculties and many research institutes, creating a major new center for meeting and exchange.

We understand the quality of this translation is not excellent and we are working to replace these with high quality human translations. Two curved walls enclose the room, one solid, another glass.

Educatorium design conceptualized as two planes that are folded, protects, and blocking each other. Facing north side, the largest auditorium seatsis open to the view of the botanical gardens.

Hillel House at Drexel University, Philadelphia. For air conditioning uses a passive ventilation system that uses the phenomenon of night cooling koohaas heat capacity of the mass of the building without having to use additional mechanical systems.

Amerigo Vespucci Terminal in Civitavecchia. The Educatorium is the first phase of a long-term study conducted by OMA Architects to modernize and develop the Campus of the University of Utrecht, east of the city.

Alila Yangshuo hotel in Yangshuo, China. Like a rolling wave, the ground floor is raised through the building and back to create a bulge along kolhaas west facade.

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Educatorium, Utrecht: an example of a sustainable building

The building design is the search for a synthetic landscape that opens up to individual choice. The deformation of the space creates this change in the density of columns. Below the entrance ramp bicycles are parked. Spanning between two massive walls the roof structure is a densely packed series of I-beams forming a surface of steel. This implies the legitimacy of the institution be located in the depth of the spatial structure.



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David is also one of the two directors of the recently opened branch office of OMA in Australia. Utrecht, Netherlands Project Year: Architecture is better explained in images Follow us on Instagram! Defying conventional Educatogium geometry, this wave of concrete is the main device Educatorium organization that encompasses classrooms.

One of the most unique aspects of Educatorium, which can be attributed to almost all the work of Koolhaas, is the fluidity in the concept of the program is a fluid concept that aligns not educarorium one level, but on a multiplicity of levels in which the activity occurs above, below, and in the midst of what normal floor plates are considered.

In summer, this facade, which is fully glazed, is shaded by large trees, while the south has a mixed system of semi-screens that allow light to filter in a different way depending on the internal usage.