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Boldrewood Innovation Campus / Grimshaw

© Diane Auckland – Fotohaus Architects: Grimshaw Location: University of Southampton Highfield Campus, Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK Architect In Charge: Neven Sidor Project Year: 2015 Photographs: Diane Auckland – Fotohaus, Jim Stephenson © Diane Auckland – Fotohaus From the architect. The University of Southampton’s Boldrewood Innovation Campus was recently …

Puddle-Free Parking: New Absorbent Surface Swallows Water Instantly

Perhaps the only material on the architectural market known for its “thirst,” ultra-porous concrete is being hailed as the future of urban water runoff management for warm climates. The emerging material reached mainstream popularity in recent weeks thanks to a viral video depicting an apparently ordinary car park absorbing an inordinate amount of water; 1.2 million views later, …

Equestrian Buildings / Seth Stein Architects + Watson Architecture+Design

© Lisbeth Grosmann Architects: Seth Stein Architects, Watson Architecture+Design Location: Merricks VIC 3916, Australia Project Year: 2014 Photographs: Lisbeth Grosmann © Lisbeth Grosmann From the architect. Located amidst farmland and vineyards on the Mornington Peninsula, south of Melbourne, Seth Stein Architects (UK) and Watson Architecture + Design (Melbourne) were commissioned …

AR School Awards Revealed

Winner: Whitehorse Manor School; London / Hayhurst and Co. Image © Anthony Coleman The Architectural Review has revealed the winners of its 2015 AR School Awards, which honor excellent educational design, ranging from kindergartens to universities. The awards seek to recognize “transformative, leading edge projects from around the world,” “challenging and …