Archive for October, 2014
Heading back into Manhattan after a few days in Cortland, NY.
Nestled amongst the oak trees of the verdant Trinity University campus in San Antonio, the latest phase of EYP’s Center for the Sciences and Innovation has fully opened. Adding almost double the existing building square footage in new classrooms, laboratories, offices and living spaces has created an interdisciplinary environment supporting teaching and research in Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology and Computer Sciences.
Open sight lines bring daylight directly into the laboratory spaces and put science on display to the broader campus. A broad range of sustainable features have earned the building LEED Gold status.
After our last, drawn-out attempt to beat the hazy skies of the Yangtze River valley, it was with some trepidation that we targeted one specific day to fly in and shoot the Wuhan International Education Center for Perkins Eastman.
Miraculously, the forecast for clear weather actually came through and we could make the most of the blue skies against the terra cotta facade.
Two schools, A 900 student American-based curriculum school and a 300 pupil French language school are housed in separate buildings that share common spaces and sports facilities on the green field site.