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World’s largest floating office opens in Rotterdam 

The project, designed by Powerhouse Company, includes recyclable timber and rooftop solar panels

Architecture
10.09.21

Paris plans first ‘zero-carbon’ neighbourhood

The development at Porte de Montreuil – with designs from Tatiana Bilbao and Serie Architects – embraces the use of terracotta, hemp, raw earth and CLT

Cities
08.09.21

New book explores the cultural and social history of the London pub

Public House celebrates how pubs have contributed to the civic life and story of London

Cities
07.09.21

Berlin student housing designed with co-working spaces

Civilian's two buildings for Bard College Berlin respond to local architecture and include brightly coloured communal study and social spaces

Architecture
06.09.21

MoMu, Antwerp’s fashion museum, reopens

Belgian practice B-architecten has eschewed statement architecture to focus on improving experience

Architecture
03.09.21

Snøhetta designs new gallery space within 1960s Norwegian arts centre 

Gallery Merz is sensitively carved out from within the Henie Onstad Kunstsenter's concrete shell

Architecture
01.09.21

National Youth Theatre in London expanded by DSDHA

The practice has created a street-facing pavilion entrance in addition to new performance spaces

Architecture
31.08.21

ACME designs German supermarket with rooftop farm

The 'Market of the Future' tackles food miles and carbon emissions in a two-tiered structure

Architecture
26.08.21

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

Cities
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

Matter Architecture completes new bridge in Hull

The landmark bridge improves cycling and pedestrian routes in the city

Architecture
20.07.21

Switzerland’s largest housing complex retrofitted

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

Architecture
19.07.21

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‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

WilkinsonEyre completes Lord’s Cricket Ground stands

Nike opens LeBron James Innovation Center

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation


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