In the last 20 years, the Plainsboro Public Library has outgrown its building’s capacity by pioneering itself as the nucleus of community activities. Nearly 85 percent of Plainsboro’s ethnically diverse and rapidly growing community possess a library card. To accommodate this growth, the Library selected BKSK Architects to design a
Nearly ten years ago, Pentagram was asked to contribute to a visionary effort by the wonderful (and design-conscious) Robin Hood Foundation: an initiative to build new school libraries in elementary schools throughout the five boroughs of New York City.
Designed by FJMT Architects and the City of Sydney, the new Surry Hills Library and Community Centre is an eco-sustainable building with the highest efficiency rating of any government building in Australia.
CAE is undergoing expansion, developing multiple campuses within Melbourne’s CBD to cater for the increasing demand in adult education. In 2009, Fabio Ongarato Design developed the wayfinding system and environmental graphics for the new campus in CAE’s home of Finders Lane, Melbourne.
ANZ, renowned for its strong work culture, has a new head office which is home to over 6,500 staff. In collaboration with HASSELL and BLL, Fabio Ongarato Design devised a comprehensive wayfinding and environmental graphics system that matches ANZ’s cultural needs and workplace values.
With a little paint and some bold typography, a school designed to change the life of its students has undergone a transformation of its own. For the Achievement First Endeavor Middle School, a charter school for grades 5 through 8 in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, Paula Scher has created a program
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art opened its new academic building on its Cooper Square campus in New York’s East Village. Designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne of Morphosis, the building has quickly become one of the city’s new landmarks. Abbott Miller has designed