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2022 Mies van der Rohe Award finalists announced

The award recognises and commends excellence and innovation in the field of European architecture

Architecture
17.02.22

Holland Harvey designs London gym in old shop unit

The communal space in Wandsworth was designed for Gymnasium, the UK's first B-Corp gym

Architecture
16.02.22

Heart of Sciences Po’s new campus in Paris completed

Moreau Kusunoki has designed the central pavilion and courtyard of the university’s new campus, nestled in a former monastery

Architecture
15.02.22

Public space in Mallorca transformed with geometric pergola

Local practice Son Estudi turned an underused space into an accessible, inclusive and lively plaza

Architecture
11.02.22

UK’s first open-access factory opens in Enfield

5th Studio has renovated a large hangar in London's Lea Valley for Bloqs, a community of makers

Architecture
10.02.22

Coffey Architects designs Digi-Tech Factory in Norwich

The new digital learning centre for City College Norwich references historic industrial architecture

Architecture
09.02.22

East Harlem community centre transformed with design

Andrew Franz Architect has reimagined the Washington Houses Community Center in New York City, responding to contemporary local needs

Architecture
07.02.22

Theaster Gates’ design for Serpentine Pavilion revealed

The pavilion, Black Chapel, is realised with Adjaye Associates and will open in London this June

Architecture
04.02.22

Earthquake-damaged monastery in Uganda rebuilt with ‘arches of light’

The project by Localworks employs clay bricks fired with coffee husks, interspersed with glass bottles

Architecture
02.02.22

CEBRA designs visitor centre buried in Danish landscape

The space houses an exhibition which celebrates the natural and social history of Skamlingsbanken

Architecture
01.02.22

Architects ask: are we using timber in the wrong way?

A new exhibition featuring the work of Irish and Estonian architects interrogates how wood is used in the construction industry, and whether it can be rethought

Architecture
29.01.22

Henning Larsen and Fabel design major vet school in Norway

The large-scale research and teaching campus for veterinary medicine includes advanced facilities, social spaces and green roofs

Architecture
28.01.22

Sou Fujimoto’s House of Music opens in Budapest

The new cultural venue, set in the Hungarian capital's City Park, is dedicated to the experience of music – and has a striking punctured roof

Architecture
26.01.22

Architecture Drawing Prize exhibition opens in London

The show at Sir John Soane’s Museum opens in tandem with a virtual retrospective celebrating the prize, designed by Make Architects

Architecture
20.01.22

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

The adaptive reuse project in Vietnam’s Central Highlands creates a cultural hub steeped in history

Architecture
13.01.22

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

A series of corten steel-clad pyramidal forms defines this sunken museum in northeastern China

Architecture
10.01.22

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition

Dorte Mandrup, Liz Diller and Mariam Kamara among those featured in new exhibition in Rome

Architecture
07.01.22

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

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