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01 January 2014

1959 – John A. Russell Building, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

Architect: Smith Carter Katelnikoff Named after John A. Russell who taught at the University for 38 years and was named the first Dean of the Faculty of Architecture in 1964. Dean Russell died...

27 November 2013

1920 – Selected Design for Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa

Architect: Frank Emley In 1920 Frank Emley entered into partnership with Frederick Williamson having won the competition for the design of the main building of the University of the Witwatersrand with a proposal...

15 November 2013

1700s – Northern Range of the Rubrics, Trinity College Dublin

Demolished to make way for the Graduates Memorial Building of 1902, the Rubrics once formed a quadrangle of similar buildings. One range remains to the east, but with the addition of dutch gables...

15 April 2013

1850 – University College Galway

Architect: John B. Keane Unusual university building, originally built as one of the Queen’s Colleges in Ireland, a fully enclosed quadrangle in a Gothick style. The quad is entered through an archway under...

09 March 2013

1860 – Whewell’s Courts, Trinity College, Cambridge

Architect: Anthony Salvin Originally named Master’s Court and located across the street from Great Court, these two courts were entirely paid for by William Whewell, the then master of the college. The north...

15 September 2012

1872 – University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales

Architect: J.P. Seddon Founded in 1872 as University College Wales, Aberystwyth became a founder member of the University of Wales in 1894. The original university building, next to the sea, known as “Old...

09 January 2012

1872 – Elmwood Hall, Queen’s University Belfast

Architect: John Corry Designed by amateur architect John Corry, Elmwood Hall, a former Presbyterian Church, is the concert hall for Queen’s University. Originally designed in 1859, it was not completed until the construction...

13 December 2011

1847 – University College Cork

Architect: Thomas Deane One of three colleges constructed in Belfast, Galway and Cork, the original buildings of UCC were nominally designed by Thomas Deane. However it is now more accepted that most of...

04 November 2010

1889 – Ormsby Hall, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin

Architect: Warren H. Hayes Ormsby Hall, built in 1889, is the oldest residence hall on campus and houses 120 students. Although Ormsby was designed to primarily house women, it has one designated male...