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Atelier Archiplein transforms disused factory into cultural centre in French Alps

The Alpex Cultural Centre project restores a historic building and uses locally sourced stone for an eye-catching extension

Buildings
07.04.21

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

New culture hall in Bavarian town recalls traditional barns

Designed by Kühnlein Architektur, the Berching Culture Hall project includes a new public space

Buildings
02.04.21

Team BLDG transforms old bathhouse into Buddhism-inspired exhibition space

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

Buildings
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

Buildings
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’

Buildings
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

Buildings
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

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

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