With the news earlier this year that The Cooper Union in New York will, for the first time in 155 years, begin charging tuition fees to students in 2014, the existing students at its Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture are taking steps to ensure that it stays true to the meritocratic principles on which it was founded. To achieve this, they have launched the One Year Fund, an attempt to crowdsource $600,000 in order to cover the tuition fees of the incoming students in 2014.
Our annual A-Zdvent calendar is back! In the days leading up to Christmas we’ll be highlighting an architect for each letter of the alphabet. To start off with, A is for Adjaye. His projects include the Dirty House in east London (pictured) the Moscow School of Management and two libraries in Washington DC.