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Wooden church in Swedish town built with community

Designed by Kaminsky Arkitektur, the barn-like church was partially built by its own parishioners

Architecture
14.05.21

Brutalist Czech bus terminal restored by Chybik + Kristof

The architects wanted to save the bus station in Brno, celebrating its architectural heritage while adding new design elements

Architecture
11.05.21

Montreal’s massive Biodome redesigned by KANVA

The redesign of the science museum in a former velodrome features an undulating 'living skin' shaping visitor experience

Architecture
06.05.21

Manuel Herz designs ‘symbolic synagogue’ in Ukraine

Forming part of The Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center, the wooden synagogue opens like a book

Architecture
05.05.21

Sculptural school with rooftop playgrounds completed in Marseille

Designed by Tautem Architecture and bcm2, the French school is a wellbeing-focused monolith

Architecture
30.04.21

Prefab housing in Detroit designed with new woodland

The low-cost Caterpillar housing project, using a Quonset hut, enabled the creation of a 150-tree neighbourhood garden

Architecture
28.04.21

Foster + Partners completes copper-hued office tower in Russia 

Designed for the Russian Copper Company (RCC), the building cuts an angular profile in Ekaterinburg

Architecture
26.04.21

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

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

Architecture
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

Architecture
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

Architecture
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

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

Team BLDG transforms old bathhouse into Buddhism-inspired exhibition space

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

Architecture
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

Architecture
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’

Architecture
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

Architecture
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

Architecture
15.03.21

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Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

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LA practice Kadre Architects is using design as a street-level tool for social change

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Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

Blēo launches vibrant new colour palette created in collaboration with the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy

Jaipur Rugs brings the magic of its home city to London with the opening of its first UK showroom

How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

Daylesford Organic launches its largest capsule homewares collection in partnership with Hugo Guinness