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Frida Escobedo leads new project for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

The Met has chosen Mexican architect Frida Escobedo to design the new Oscar L Tang and HM Agnes Hsu-Tang wing, taking over from David Chipperfield Architects

Architecture
26.04.22
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Architensions creates phantasmagorical installation in California

The Playground, an installation by Architensions, is unveiled at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Architecture
25.04.22
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David Chipperfield Architects Milan unveils restoration of Procuratie Vecchie in Venice

The five-year project, led by David Chipperfield Architects Milan and commissioned by Generali, reunifies the sixteenth-century structure

Architecture
19.04.22
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Spanish photographer Andrés Gallardo captures La Muralla Roja in new photo series

The postmodern apartment complex in Spain's Manzanera, Calpe, has now been shot from an entirely new perspective

Architecture
14.04.22
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Atelier Data designs minimalist house in rural Portugal

Portuguese studio Atelier Data has created a contemporary house, Casa Mãe, in Alcácer do Sal using traditional methods and materials

Architecture
13.04.22

Glasgow’s Burrell Collection reopens after £68m revamp

Following a five-year renovation, Glasgow’s noted Burrell Collection has reopened to the public

Architecture
11.04.22
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North London house becomes the UK’s first net zero carbon home

A private house located in North London has become the first residential building in the UK to be verified as net zero carbon

Architecture
07.04.22
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JKMM Architects complete Dance House Helsinki

The Finnish capital’s new industrial-scale venue – Dance House Helsinki – has its own architectural rhythms

Architecture
04.04.22
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KACH wraps Yanakacho family home in translucent polycarbonate sleeve

The polycarbonate panels create a translucent façade and transform this family home into a glowing beacon at night

Architecture
23.03.22
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Sanjay Puri Architects complete multi-faceted residential building in India

The façade of this housing block in Kodla, Karnataka, features a play of geometric shapes, cubic forms and bold primary colours

Architecture
21.03.22
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Diébédo Francis Kéré receives the 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize

Architect, educator and social activist, Kéré has been selected as the 2022 laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, architecture’s highest honour

Architecture
18.03.22

This solar greenhouse puts forward a space for self-sufficient cultivation

Students at IAAC propose a solution to food and energy production in cities with this prototype solar greenhouse 

Architecture
16.03.22

Ian Strange and Trevor Powers collaborate on new film work and photographic series Dalison

Australian contemporary artist Ian Strange and acclaimed American musician and producer Trevor Powers come together for major new film work and photographic series

Architecture
15.03.22
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Tosin Oshinowo appointed as curator of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial

The Lagos-based Nigerian architect has been announced as the curator of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial's second edition opening in 2023

Architecture
10.03.22

Retrofit gives historic Brixton community arts organisation new space to thrive

CarverHaggard has expanded and improved the 198 Contemporary Arts & Learning hub in south London, steeped in the area’s radical history

Architecture
04.03.22

How did transport shape the American landscape?

Architecture of Normal: The Colonization of the American Landscape documents the extensive impact of transport-driven development

Architecture
03.03.22

The Danish architects designing a lunar habitat

A new exhibition at the Danish Architecture Center explores the work of SAGA Space Architects and their LUNARK project

Architecture
01.03.22

London gains a new theatre and cultural hub in Brixton

Foster Wilson Size has delivered a home for the Brixton House theatre which invites in the community

Architecture
25.02.22

Hawkins\Brown designs new student centre and public space in Preston

Delivered for the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), the new project includes solar panels, a roof garden, and inclusive social spaces

Architecture
23.02.22

Prague electricity substation turned into new arts centre

Kunsthalle Praha, in a 1930s industrial building transformed by Schindler Seko, celebrates modern and contemporary Czech and international art

Architecture
22.02.22

National Gallery reveals transformation designs from Selldorf Architects

The proposed changes focus on space and circulation within the London institution's Sainsbury Wing, alongside a new public square and research centre

Architecture
18.02.22

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