Chipperfield beats Fosters in Italian campus competition

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Sauerbruch Hutton and Cruz y Ortiz among other contenders

David Chipperfield has won an international design competition for a new campus at the University of Padua in Italy.

The architect’s Milan office beat a list of invited practices that included Foster & Partners, Sauerbruch Hutton, Bak Gordon, Barozzi Veiga and Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos.

Chipperfield is collaborating with engineering company Steam on the PiaveFutura project for the University of Padua.

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