The topic is divided in smaller functions that need to be fulfilled. The building needs to protect the students from the environment (as wind, sun, rain, ...). Besides this, people should feel at ease in the building. It should be convenient, tunable, stimulating, intimate and has a proper climate.
At last the building should be integrated in the environment. At best it is self-cleaning, self-maintaining and self-sustainable. It should make profit of the environment around it and communicate with other buildings. The protection delivered by the building should adapt the environmentals.