Posted by Cynthia | Filed under Musings
High School seniors are heading back to school, many beginning their search in earnest for their college of choice. There are many considerations when selecting a school, academics, location, size… and yes, Architecture. The built environment has a profound effect on us all, creating a vibe and resultant culture.
Architectural Digest highlighted the ten US Campuses with the best architecture. Very interesting indeed. Before you read the list, do you recognize any of these structures? Many of these prestigious campus’ are home to more than a single noteworthy building. If you want to learn a bit more about the building and architecture of each campus, click on an image to visit Architectural Digest’s article.
1. University of Virginia, Architect Stanford White 2. Harvard University, Le Corbusier 3. Yale University, Gordon Brnshaft 4. Brown University, Diller Scofidio + Renfro 5. Florida Southern College, Frank Lloyd Wright 6. Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Mies van der Rohe 7. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Frank Gehry 8. Pratt Institute, Steven Holl 9. Cornell University, Rem Koolhaas 10. Bennington College, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects.
Images and excerpts sourced at Architectural Digest
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