Architectural Record: Neeson Cripps Academy by COOKFOX Architects

Press 01.02.2018
Neeson Cripps Academy
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Laura Raskin – Architectural Record

During a recent reception at the midtown-Manhattan office of COOKFOX Architects, celebrating the firm’s completion of the Neeson Cripps Academy— a 40,000-square-foot secondary school in Phnom Penh, Cambodia—partner Richard Cook described visiting that city’s Stung Meanchey landfill in 2008. At the time, he saw children, many of them abandoned by their parents, roaming the sea of festering trash in this 100-acre facility—now closed, but located near the site of the new school—looking for scraps to sell. “Some piece of me was left there that day,” he said.

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