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Ravensbourne College

Foreign Office Architects

Europa | Londra

Located on the Greenwich peninsula, a finger of land jutting out into a bend in the river Thames, Ravensbourne City College is part of an urban development area best known for its Millennium Dome, now an entertainment and exhibition facility called the O2 Arena. The north façade of the college faces onto the O2 dome. The key concept behind the programme developed by Foreign Office Architects Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo was to create integrated overlapping spaces and functions, the physical equivalent of the college’s educational tenets whereby design and new communications media must mesh for creativity to be unleashed. The architectur e is designed to provide environments equipped with latest generation technology to encourage just this sort of intellectual interaction that allows ideas to circulate freely and creative experimentation to thrive. Before the bold...

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