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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

3XN and SLA complete wave-inspired climate centre in Denmark

The Klimatorium – a hub for storm surge, water and climate research – has wooden seating integrated into its facade and a climate-responsive landscape

Architecture
14.06.21

A tribute to ordinary London, the 2021 Serpentine Pavilion opens

Designed by Counterspace, the pavilion celebrates places significant to London's migrant communities

Architecture
11.06.21

Expanded Geffrye Museum in east London reopens as Museum of the Home

Wright & Wright’s sensitive project has increased exhibition space, public space and accessibility

Architecture
10.06.21

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, designed in collaboration with Beyer Blinder Belle, transforms a historic building on Fifth Avenue

Architecture
09.06.21

Studio Morison creates biodegradable pavilion for Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The timber, thatch and rammed earth structure is a space for silence and to connect with nature

Architecture
07.06.21

Architecture Fringe festival opens in Scotland and online

This year's hybrid edition of the festival focuses on '(un)learning' architecture through a range of talks, exhibitions and activities

Architecture
04.06.21

Erect Architecture completes community centre in Stoke Newington

Attached to a Victorian church, the St Mary's Centre supports diverse events for the local community

Architecture
03.06.21

Architectural interventions revitalise Texan bird sanctuary

At Smith Oaks Sanctuary, light-touch additions improve visitor experience without impacting wildlife

Architecture
27.05.21

Diana Kellogg completes girls’ school in Indian desert

The oval sandstone building sits in the rural Thar Desert in Rajasthan and will form part of a larger complex to support women and girls

Architecture
25.05.21

What you’re missing at the Venice Architecture Biennale

From timber cohousing to privatised public space, here are 12 highlights of what’s on show this year

Architecture
21.05.21

Adam Richards Architects completes The Cheese Barge

Located in Paddington, London, the new restaurant barge takes cues from across history for its design

Architecture
21.05.21

Open-air brutalist chapel built for Mexican town in post-earthquake reconstruction

The Santuario del Señor de Tula in Jojutla forms a symbol of resilience for the local community

Architecture
20.05.21

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

Two films by Akingbade, which explore change in London, are on show at the Whitechapel Gallery

Architecture
19.05.21

Hopkins Architects completes turtle sanctuary in UAE

Comprising urchin-inspired pods, the project enables wildlife protection and educational initiatives

Architecture
18.05.21

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