Posts tagged as 'Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects'

John E. Jaqua Center for Student Athletes by Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects, photo by Eckert & Eckert

Having a look at the new John E. Jaqua Center for Student Athletes at the University of Oregon the Portland based Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects recently unveiled, it seems that the times when ‘studying’ stood for antique autitoriums and dusty libraries are over.

The relation to the local environment was one of the major intentions of the architectural concept. The completely glazed facade provides an uninterrupted visual connection between internal rooms and the surrounding landscape. The classy interior architecture is characterised by a minimal materials palette which relates to the Pacific Northwest region.

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