subscribe

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

Buildings
15.03.21

KAAN Architecten reveals transformation of Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp

The Dutch practice has completed the main phase of a long-term renovation and extension of KSMKA

Architecture
12.03.21

Carmody Groarke designs Manchester exhibition gallery

The new gallery at the Science and Industry Museum, in a 19th-century warehouse, will be used for special exhibitions

Architecture
11.03.21

New corten-steel coastal walkway opens in Bastia

Designed by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes, the promenade clings to the rocky foundations of the Corsican city's 14th-century citadel

Architecture
10.03.21

Maccreanor Lavington designs timber school refectory

With a light-filled dining space defined by a glulam lattice structure, the refectory aims to support pupils' social and emotional development

Buildings
08.03.21

Architects Davidsson Tarkela completes Kuopio Museum in Finland

The Helsinki-based practice undertook a major restoration and extension project to establish a new kind of cultural complex in the Finnish city

Buildings
03.03.21

Latvian pharmacy designed with facade of green crosses

In Riga, local practice Substance created a statement building that playfully expresses its function

Buildings
02.03.21

Mecanoo designs inverted ziggurat structure for Tainan Public Library

Drawing from local heritage, the new library for Taiwan's oldest city is designed as a temple to culture

Buildings
01.03.21

Major new contemporary art museum opens in Spain

Designed by Tuñón Arquitectos, the Museum of Contemporary Art Helga de Alvear cuts a striking presence in the Spanish city of Cáceres

Buildings
25.02.21

The Caesar Design Film Award is a bridge between design, architecture and cinema

The competition, launched by Caesar Ceramiche, is a celebration of innovation and creativity

Architecture
25.02.21

Vallet de Martinis designs two brick schools for French town of Noyon

The Weissenburger and Saint-Exupéry school complexes comprise low-rise buildings carefully integrated with the surrounding townscape

Buildings
24.02.21

FRPO designs new cultural hub in Mexican city of Toluca

Clad in shimmering perforated metal, the Estación San José project aims to be a centre of activity connecting disparate parts of the city

Buildings
22.02.21

Tokyo public toilet designed as ‘floating’ concrete block

The structure at Sendagaya Station was designed by Suppose Design Office ahead of the Olympics

Architecture
18.02.21

DK-CM turns old laundry house into dance studios

The first phase of Harrow Arts Centre’s redevelopment sees underused historic outbuildings become a dance school, events space and artists’ studios

Architecture
17.02.21

Lithuanian bus station designed as tree-filled social hub

The Vilkaviškis Bus Station by Balčytis Studija blends transport infrastructure with playful public space

Architecture
16.02.21

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

New exhibition showcases cartoons of city life

Big City Life at Cartoonmuseum Basel displays diverse visions of urban experience – from disconnected city planning to overwhelming buildings

Cities
12.02.21

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

Buildings
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

Editor's choice

Linear park by Migliore+Servetto opens in South Korea

Brutalist Czech bus terminal restored by Chybik + Kristof

A bold combination of craft and innovation for your bathroom

Rethinking care: Design Museum hosts online showcase of emerging designers

The Festival of Britain at 70: questioning the myth

Montreal’s massive Biodome redesigned by KANVA

Explore Portuguese innovation, sustainability and contemporary design at The Hotel Show Dubai 2021

Manuel Herz designs ‘symbolic synagogue’ in Ukraine

UK housing design needs to be more Scandinavian


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


More

Linear park by Migliore+Servetto opens in South Korea

Brutalist Czech bus terminal restored by Chybik + Kristof

A bold combination of craft and innovation for your bathroom

Rethinking care: Design Museum hosts online showcase of emerging designers

The Festival of Britain at 70: questioning the myth

Montreal’s massive Biodome redesigned by KANVA

Explore Portuguese innovation, sustainability and contemporary design at The Hotel Show Dubai 2021

Manuel Herz designs ‘symbolic synagogue’ in Ukraine

UK housing design needs to be more Scandinavian


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile preview: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality