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Greenville Technical College (GTC) is one of 16 colleges making up the South Carolina Technical Education System, which provides affordable, quality education to residents in locations state-wide. As part of its commitment to provide up-to-date educational opportunities for area residents, GTC recently opened the Northwest Campus, a 110,000 sq ft, state-of-the-art, high-tech facility.
Having had an extension of 2000 m2 floor space added to its existing layout, Ennepetal’s Reichenbach Gymnasium high school can now offer not only enhanced all-day education but also a whole new range of facilities and services. In architectural terms, too, the project has been a resounding success, with a stylish interchange of solid and glazed elements creating fascinating visual aspects. The individual building components are a reflection of one another, their position creating an attractively framed external area suitable for a wide range of activities.
Edgewood is an independent liberal arts institution in Madison, Wisconsin. Opened in 2007, its new four-story residence provides an example of environmental sustainability as well as a comfortable home to 168 students. From the outset, Dominican Hall was designed and built to meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) points and has become the first college or university residence in Wisconsin to receive Silver Certification.
The German town of Aschersleben, known as the "Gateway to the Harz" (a region of great natural beauty) has in its midst a real architectural gem: the educational campus "Bildungszentrum Bestehornpark". In renovating and converting the former Bestehorn paper mill on the three-hectare site, the architects Lederer Ragnasdóttir Oei of Stuttgart rewrote the rule book for educational architecture in the state of Sachsen-Anhalt.
Lying south of Milwaukee, Oak Creek, Wisconsin, is a rapidly growing community with a population that increased nearly 70% in twenty years. Like other growing cities, Oak Creek faced the challenge of meeting the educational needs of its K-12 students, whose numbers were expanding year by year. These needs were met in part when the $24 million, 180,000 sq ft East Middle School opened its doors in September 2008.
The Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation witnessed a dream come true when K-12 students began the school year in a new $108 million, 473,000-sq-ft complex. The Cherokee Central School is an all-encom passing campus with three schools, three gyms, an auditorium, community center, sports arena, cafeteria, and an array of state-of-the-art athletic fields.
The classic façade of the historical main building of Leipzig University rises majestically into the old Saxony skies. Founded in 1409 by German dons and scholars, Leipzig University is the second-oldest in Germany. And there are many famous names on its roll of honour – including Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Friedrich Nietzsche and Richard Wagner.