01 Jun '15, 6pm

Zaha Hadid’s stainless steel facility weaves around existing buildings and an ancient sequoia

The new structure sits amidst the exisiting campus buildings, including a Victorian-era convent and library, and the Brutalist Hilda Besse building. In order to fit into the surroundings without disruppting the existing layout, the architects designed the addition as a reflective structure that slightly meanders between the existing buildings and a century-old tree , with a changing height to accommodate the existing structures.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/zaha-hadids-stainless-steel-facility...

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