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AL_A completes two buildings for University of Oxford’s Wadham College

The new Undergraduate and Access Centres focus on connectivity and social space

Buildings
22.04.21

LAN designs multicoloured city block in Strasbourg

The mixed-use Saint-Urbain block of eight buildings creates a new ‘urban island’ in the French city

Architecture
21.04.21

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s new Tianjin Juilliard School is a ‘finely tuned instrument’

The international campus of Juilliard pays homage in design and spirit to the original New York school

Buildings
19.04.21

TECLA is the world’s first 3D-printed house made from raw earth

The project from Mario Cucinella Architects and WASP proposes a new form of mass-produced, biodegradable housing

Architecture
16.04.21

Mexican practice turns underloved library into colourful community hub

The Héctor Caballero Library project is part of a programme run by Proyecto Reacciona which transforms local libraries using participatory design

Buildings
12.04.21

The London projects ‘decentring’ architecture

A wave of recent neighbourhood-based projects demonstrates an architectural shift away from traditional form-making to embrace reuse and participation

Architecture
12.04.21

Atelier Archiplein transforms disused factory into cultural centre in French Alps

The Alpex Cultural Centre project restores a historic building and uses locally sourced stone for an eye-catching extension

Buildings
07.04.21

Temporary open-air church created for ‘pandemic Easter’ in Bogotá

Designed by Colab-19, the low-cost structure for religious services was recycled and recyclable

Architecture
06.04.21

New culture hall in Bavarian town recalls traditional barns

Designed by Kühnlein Architektur, the Berching Culture Hall project includes a new public space

Buildings
02.04.21

Team BLDG transforms old bathhouse into Buddhism-inspired exhibition space

The enigmatic art space in Xiamen prioritises surface, volume and light

Buildings
01.04.21

4a Architekten restores Stuttgart’s oldest swimming baths

The redevelopment of the ‘cult’ Berg mineral spa involved preserving the 1950s character and updating it for contemporary use

Architecture
30.03.21

B-architecten designs cultural and sports centre in Brussels

The Centr'Al complex is defined by permeable architecture and complemented by a new public space

Buildings
29.03.21

In Barcelona, BAAS arquitectura turns 1920s industrial building into history museum

The Oliva Artés Museum revives a building saved from demolition by locals, and demonstrates the value of ‘architectural recycling’

Buildings
24.03.21

Herzog & de Meuron completes M+ Museum

The new museum of visual culture, on Hong Kong's waterfront, will open later this year

Buildings
22.03.21

Exploring the poetic mundanity of urban peripheries – in photographs

New book Double Orbit from photographer Grégoire Pujade-Lauraine captures the strange everyday of our built environment

Architecture
18.03.21

Foster + Partners’ House of Wisdom opens in Sharjah

Housed under a cantilevered roof surrounded by gardens, the library and cultural centre is the latest addition to the UAE city

Buildings
15.03.21

KAAN Architecten reveals transformation of Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp

The Dutch practice has completed the main phase of a long-term renovation and extension of KSMKA

Architecture
12.03.21

Carmody Groarke designs Manchester exhibition gallery

The new gallery at the Science and Industry Museum, in a 19th-century warehouse, will be used for special exhibitions

Architecture
11.03.21

New corten-steel coastal walkway opens in Bastia

Designed by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes, the promenade clings to the rocky foundations of the Corsican city's 14th-century citadel

Architecture
10.03.21

Maccreanor Lavington designs timber school refectory

With a light-filled dining space defined by a glulam lattice structure, the refectory aims to support pupils' social and emotional development

Buildings
08.03.21

Architects Davidsson Tarkela completes Kuopio Museum in Finland

The Helsinki-based practice undertook a major restoration and extension project to establish a new kind of cultural complex in the Finnish city

Buildings
03.03.21

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