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High-tech in a French vineyard: RSHP completes the Richard Rogers Drawing Gallery

The last project Rogers began before retirement celebrates the architect's high-tech legacy in a verdant setting

Architecture
15.02.21

Disused outdoor pool in Shanghai turned into new community garden

Local practice PRA filled the former pool with sunken gardens and transformed the adjacent pool house to create an urban oasis

Architecture
11.02.21

In Brussels, a 19th-century railway station becomes a new cultural centre

B-architecten sensitively transformed the disused Station of Laeken into a multi-purpose public centre

Architecture
10.02.21

Swiss architecture students build Digital Bamboo Pavilion

The experimental pavilion combines lightweight bamboo construction with 3D-printing technology

Architecture
09.02.21

Atelier Poem creates wooden chapel in the French Alps

Winner of The Hut Festival, the studio's burnt spruce chapel aims to give hikers a spiritual engagement with the natural landscape

Architecture
05.02.21

Single-person ‘refuge’ designed for urban public spaces

First installed in Mexico City, Zeller & Moye's Halo is intended to provide a mirrored sanctuary away from city crowds in the Covid-19 pandemic

Architecture
03.02.21

Italian music academy rebuilt in post-earthquake renewal

Following the 2016 earthquakes in central Italy, one town has finally got back its music academy, with a new design thanks to Alvisi Kirimoto

Architecture
02.02.21

A new community centre in West Bengal is covered in intricate brickwork

Inspired by local terracotta temples, Abin Design Studio's Gallery House provides a small but mighty hub for the residents of Bansberia

Architecture
29.01.21

OPEN Architecture designs blue Bibliotheater in Shanghai

The ship-like building features unusual design touches to celebrate reading and performing

Architecture
28.01.21

Bell Phillips completes new school building in Kent

The extension to The Skinners' School complements surrounding Victorian red-brick architecture

Architecture
27.01.21

Learning in the landscape: House of Grain by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

In northern Denmark, a new educational building blends vernacular architecture with contemporary design to help explore agricultural heritage

Architecture
25.01.21

Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

A new book from Beatrice Galilee demonstrates architecture's potential to effect change

Architecture
22.01.21

Kyoto chapel renovated with immersive cedar wood lattice

Katori archi+design associates’ renovation and earthquake retrofit of the Japanese chapel is dominated by a striking wooden insertion

Architecture
20.01.21

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

The Sands End Arts and Community Centre in south-west London aims to be an inclusive space for locals

Architecture
18.01.21

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Inspired by Mexican modernism, Young & Ayata collaborated with Michan Architecture to create an unexpected concrete apartment block

Architecture
15.01.21

In Spain, a healthcare building with a civic presence

Designed by Estudio de Arquitectura Javier Terrados, the sleek health centre in Gibraleón overlooks an open-air arena and museum

Architecture
12.01.21

Scaffold ‘amphitheatre’ in Bogotá hosts open-air activities amid pandemic

Designed by Colab-19, La Concordia: Amphitheatre continues an initiative in the Colombian capital to support struggling businesses

Architecture
08.01.21

Dutch military fort turned into new ‘urban park’

The Hoofddorp Fort transformation aims to balance historic preservation with public amenity

Architecture
07.01.21

Kunsthaus Zürich museum expanded by David Chipperfield Architects

The new limestone building has made the Kunsthaus the largest art museum in Switzerland

Architecture
05.01.21

Jonathan Tuckey creates CLT theatre for Berkshire school

The David Brownlow Theatre provides a flexible space both for pupils and the local community

Architecture
31.12.20

CEBRA adds a new neighbourhood to Aarhus in Denmark

Comprising a new cobbled street and 146 homes, the project aims to create a community-focused 'shared space'

Architecture
29.12.20

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