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Monday, 06 June 2011 07:52

redmtn_0001_Bill-TimmermanPhotograph: Bill TimmermanThe Saguaro Building works to organize an extraordinarily rich collection of program elements into a stimulating and visceral educational event.

redmtn_0004_Bill-TimmermanPhotograph: Bill Timmermanredmtn_0061_Bill-TimmermanPhotograph: Bill TimmermanComprised of a rare mix of science, campus and performance functions, the facility is sited on a picturesque and preserved desert campus. A black box theater is designed as an iconic element that punctuates the campus’ presence amongst surrounding stucco strip malls, while a two-story lobby is designed to take on the role of the Student Union, with its cyber café, terrariums, and educational immersion elements.
SG-MCC-Redmt2-117_Liam-FrederickPhotograph: Liam FrederickSG-MCC-Redmt2-192_Liam-FrederickPhotograph: Liam FrederickThis article is part of our coverage of the 2011 CAE Educational Facility Design Award

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