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In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The Clayton Community Centre involved the local community and boasts ultra-low energy use

Architecture
06.01.22

The architecture of Chanel – in pictures

A new book celebrates the 25-year collaboration between Peter Marino and the iconic fashion house

Architecture
04.01.22

New Geneva theatre celebrates the art of production

Designed by FRES Architectes, the Comédie de Genève makes visible the back-of-house production spaces – and has a solar power plant on the roof

Architecture
31.12.21

Bratislava heating plant turned into co-working and cultural centre

In the heart of Zaha Hadid Architects' large-scale development, Studio Perspektiv has converted a 20th-century industrial monument

Architecture
30.12.21

Mecanoo-designed Manchester district completes

The canalside Kampus, comprising homes, shops and public spaces, includes both converted and new architecture

Cities
28.12.21

Foster + Partners creates Roman antiquities museum in south of France

Located in historic Narbonne, the Narbo Via museum also acts as an archeological research centre

Architecture
22.12.21

Old Brooklyn metal foundry becomes theatre incubator

The low-carbon project from CO Adaptive Architecture celebrates the original architecture and harnesses CLT additions

Architecture
21.12.21

In Nice, a new neighbourhood covered in plants emerges

On the site of an old football stadium, the Le Ray neighbourhood includes homes, public spaces, a rooftop farm – and a dojo

Cities
20.12.21

Architecture to look forward to in 2022

From Taipei to Oslo, we round up the most interesting architectural projects due to complete next year

Architecture
16.12.21

The best buildings of 2021

From homes made of 3D-printed raw earth to a community library in Mexico, we round up the projects championing sustainability, inclusivity and innovation

Architecture
14.12.21

First phase of London’s new ‘Borough Yards’ opens

Designed by SPPARC, the project repurposes Victorian railway arches and creates a sequence of pedestrian-focused public spaces

Architecture
13.12.21

Innovative ‘House for Artists’ opens in east London

In the new building in Barking, creative tenants pay part of their rent with time gifted to the community

Architecture
10.12.21

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

The Cité Maraîchère project in Romainville hosts and promotes sustainable urban agriculture

Architecture
07.12.21

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

The Camley Street Natural Park learning centre, designed by Erect Architecture, promotes engagement with nature in the middle of the city

Architecture
03.12.21

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

OPEN Architecture’s rural, open-air concert hall appears as if emerging from the landscape

Architecture
02.12.21

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

The industrial studio by Irish practice Scullion Architects is robust and flexible – while publicly celebrating the work of staff and students

Architecture
01.12.21

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

The Washington DC library honouring the civil rights leader has been revitalised with new spaces, a public roof garden and a social focus

Architecture
25.11.21

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

Palazzo Senza Tempo, in the Italian hilltop town of Peccioli, combines old and new structures with a cantilevered public platform

Architecture
23.11.21

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

The transformation project by Witherford Watson Mann has revitalised and opened up the neoclassical building within Somerset House

Architecture
22.11.21

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers

K architectures has designed the striking Domaine de Bayssan Theatre complex in one of France's oldest cities

Architecture
19.11.21

Timber visitor centre in Suffolk Broads promotes nature education

Designed by Cowper Griffith Architects, the new structure sits in the landscape of Carlton Marshes

Architecture
17.11.21

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Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

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Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

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