Work to start imminently in New Haven
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Backstage at the Bank of England
On two Saturdays in July and again over a weekend in September, the Bank of England will i
The anatomy of a building: Denys Lasdun and the Royal College of Physicians
A unique exhibition opening on 8 September marks the centenary of the birth of one of Brit
Designers in Residence
This annual exhibition, which celebrates new and emerging design talent, will open 10 Sept
The London Design Festival
The London Design Festival is an annual event, held to celebrate and promote London as the
Svigals + Partners unveils design for Engineering & Science Magnet School
Svigals + Partners has unveiled the design for the Engineering and Science University Magnet School (ESUMS) in New Haven. In partnership with the University of New Haven’s Tagliatela College of Engineering the School will educate middle- and high-school students in science and technology with a special focus on engineering.
Selected in 2009 to design the five-story 116,000 sq ft facility, Svigals + Partners’ design takes its inspiration from its locale. The building’s two-story base of graduated colors is intended to evoke the bedrock below the rocky New England site. The upper three stories of glass and metal enclose two bar-like masses that suggest two train cars moving past each other. These masses extend over the building’s base in dramatic cantilevers. Contained in the cantilevered ends are the ESUMS engineering labs.
The interior organization of