Abandoned schools photos by Paul Kranzler

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 24 January 2014

Paul Kranzler is known for his visually stunning portrait work but there’s another series of photos he should gain equal praise for: Abandoned Schools. This somewhat-dark and mysteries collection of snaps show us what schools look like when the buildings they’re houses in go neglected for months, even years. It’s not as creepy as an […]

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Move to North Carolina, get a college degree in beer

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Saturday 11 January 2014

Beer is big, and we don’t just mean that alliteratively. With craft beer seeing increasing demand in the United States, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Community College has been planning to offer a degree in beer since last July. The course is not yet updated on the official website, but it is slated to equip students […]

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Classrooms of the world, and the students in them

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Wednesday 24 July 2013

UK-based Julian Germain started visiting North East England schools in 2004 to take portraits of its classrooms and the students in them.

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Dongzhong cave school in China’s Ziyun county

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Architecture on Wednesday 4 February 2009

I came across the Dongzhong cave school, which is situated in a Miao village within the Ziyun county, while watching a fascinating BBC documentary series about China the other night. The school, which was built in 1984 and caters for just under 200 students, is considered to be ‘a teaching branch for nearby resident units’. It looks stunning in its ornate beauty, and it must be one hell of a stimulating environment in which to learn.

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