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In my recent annual visits to the campus during holidays and having the opportunity to see the current building program, I hadn’t imagined that RAMSA had designed anything other than the residence halls.
The residence halls have a depth to them and a sense of thought in their design at a variety of scales. I was aware RAMSA used a Wright siting concept as a generative idea, but their avoidance of slavishly or superficially aping Wright made them both unique and appropriate to the campus.
The other two buildings don’t have the same sense of awareness of their surroundings, humble but strong presence, and they seem to dabble in a superficial “Wrightness” with the seeming reliance on RED elements and attempted cantilever drama.