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Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

The Skokie Public Library retrofit project has adapted the community space for evolving needs

Architecture
14.10.21

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

The sleek, collaborative space is dominated by a multifunctional piece of wooden 'super furniture'

Design
13.10.21

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

The annual architectural prize has been awarded to Carlos Moreno's concept of local urbanism

Cities
12.10.21

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden

Benedetto Camerana has added 40,000 plants to the rooftop test track of Fiat's former HQ in Turin

Design
11.10.21

Opinion

Rethinking the future of the Los Angeles River

There is nothing ‘super’ about superyachts

Behind Greece’s new tallest building, a neighbourhood reshaped by profit

PVC perils: why bouncy castles are a design nightmare

Jony Ive and Prince Charles will save us all with design, apparently

‘For Indigenous communities, architecture is a symbol of colonisation’

The promise of Hip-Hop Architecture

The design industry too often leaves people behind

Environmentally sustainable projects need to be socially sustainable too




Architecture

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

The Skokie Public Library retrofit project has adapted the community space for evolving needs

Architecture
14.10.21

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

The annual architectural prize has been awarded to Carlos Moreno's concept of local urbanism

Cities
12.10.21

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Defined by intricate exterior detailing and careful use of natural light, the new mosque is one of the first in the UAE to be designed by a female architect

Architecture
07.10.21

Cities

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Paris plans first ‘zero-carbon’ neighbourhood

New book explores the cultural and social history of the London pub

South Kensington installations propose greener London

Social housing and the hopes of young Londoners: Ayo Akingbade’s A Glittering City

Exploring the poetic mundanity of urban peripheries – in photographs

New exhibition showcases cartoons of city life

CEBRA adds a new neighbourhood to Aarhus in Denmark


Design

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

The sleek, collaborative space is dominated by a multifunctional piece of wooden 'super furniture'

Design
13.10.21

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden

Benedetto Camerana has added 40,000 plants to the rooftop test track of Fiat's former HQ in Turin

Design
11.10.21

PLAY: visual inspiration for architectural design

Tarkett and Note Design Studio interpret the circular economy and spur inspiration through a new publication

Advertisement Feature
06.10.21

Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality


Opinion

Rethinking the future of the Los Angeles River

Waterways have the potential to make cities more sustainable and joyful – but it requires collaboration, creativity and community, explains Mia Lehrer

Opinion
05.10.21

There is nothing ‘super’ about superyachts

From Bezos' Y721 to Abramovich’s Ecstasea, these are playthings of the uber-rich with designations that call to mind an eau de toilette or knock-off Nokia

Crimes Against Design
29.09.21

Behind Greece’s new tallest building, a neighbourhood reshaped by profit

Plans for Foster + Partners’ Marina Tower herald the greenwashed privatisation of an Athens suburb

Opinion
17.08.21

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