Colleges are doing whatever they can to attract students to their campuses. New student housing, upgraded recreation facilities and new course offerings aren't all that they are offering. Some universities are designing and building stand-out buildings. io9 explores:
Ivy-covered bricks buildings may be the first image that springs to mind when many people think of college, but some of the most striking university campuses break free from that stereotype, instead giving us buildings that celebrate modern architecture.
National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, built on solidified lava bed and was completed in 1954.
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
See more of the buildings here.