More than three years after it was first announced, Rice Architecture at Rice University in Houston has broken ground on its new William T. Cannady Hall, a 22,000-square-foot building that will rise directly across from—and be connected via an elevated walkway to—the school’s longtime home, MD Anderson Hall.
The expansion has been designed by the Zurich, Switzerland–based architecture practice Karamuk Kuo, led by Jeannette Kuo and Ünal Karamuk. The hall is the office’s first built project in the United States.
Featuring a two-story public gallery, flexible teaching spaces, and a dedicated digital technology and fabrication shop complete with a double-height installation area, the glass- and
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