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Vertebral creates community garden in Mexico City with reused materials

El Terreno centres ecological and social sustainability in a city where access to green space is rare

Architecture
25.08.21

Turning a fence into a playground in a Venetian fortress

The interactive installation by two Czech practices forms part of the Venice Architecture Biennale’s exhibition, How will we play together?

Architecture
23.08.21

Neue Nationalgalerie reopens after ‘surgical’ restoration by David Chipperfield

The iconic gallery designed by Mies van der Rohe underwent an extensive refurbishment which balanced conservation with future needs

Architecture
20.08.21

Snøhetta designs Impressionism-inspired extension to Danish art museum

An underground extension and sculptural landscaping has been added to the Ordrupgaard museum

Architecture
19.08.21

Anupama Kundoo named the recipient of RIBA Charles Jencks Award 2021

The architect is celebrated for her sustainable, experimental and locally rooted approach to building

Architecture
18.08.21

Documenting the Bugis houses of Indonesia

In newly published photographs from the 1980s, Ursula Schulz-Dornburg captures the symbolic vernacular architecture of Indonesia's Bugis farmers

Architecture
16.08.21

Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket reopens after Reiach and Hall renovation

Prioritising reuse and sustainability, the gallery has been refreshed and expanded by the local practice

Architecture
13.08.21

Invisible Studio designs house for bees in Somerset

The ‘Beezantium’ houses two bee colonies and a multi-sensory exhibition

Architecture
11.08.21

South Kensington installations propose greener London

In the run up to COP26, three architectural interventions show how to reclaim nature in the city

Architecture
10.08.21

In Toulouse, an aeronautical factory becomes a startup hub

Designed by Taillandier Architectes Associés, La Cité transforms three industrial halls into flexible spaces for contemporary innovation

Architecture
04.08.21

Modernist south London garages transformed into arts hub

The 1960s building is now home to arts organisation Forma and includes a public rooftop garden

Architecture
28.07.21

Switzerland’s largest housing complex retrofitted

The listed modernist estate in Geneva underwent an 11-year ‘high-tech’ renovation

Architecture
19.07.21

Lemoal Lemoal completes hempcrete sports hall in France

The project is the first public building in the country to be constructed with hempcrete blocks

Architecture
16.07.21

The best net-zero and energy-positive developments – from Japan to Sweden

In a new book, Jared Green showcases the innovative architecture and design harnessing sustainable and renewable energy

Architecture
15.07.21

Kéré Architecture completes Burkina Faso technology institute using clay and eucalyptus

The Burkina Institute of Technology in Koudougou harnesses local materials in an orthogonal design

Architecture
08.07.21

Manchester Jewish Museum unveils major expansion by Citizens Design Bureau

The project extends a 19th-century synagogue with an intricately patterned, corten steel-clad volume

Architecture
07.07.21

Glass bricks and pink balconies: Two Five Five completes playful tower in Cape Town

The Uxolo apartment block makes nods to postmodernism and South African textile design

Architecture
02.07.21

WilkinsonEyre completes ‘home of gardening science’

Surrounded by landscaped gardens, the new building at RHS Wisley in Surrey champions horticultural research and learning

Architecture
01.07.21

Low-waste community cabin created in Leeds

Nicolas Henninger's Cabanon is a retreat within which to contemplate more sustainable ways of living

Architecture
30.06.21

Neri&Hu completes temple-inspired teahouse in Fuzhou

The rammed concrete and copper structure houses an architectural relic from the Qing dynasty

Architecture
21.06.21

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

The book features 60 architects and urbanists tackling discrimination in the built environment industry

Architecture
15.06.21

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Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

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RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month