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Adam Richards Architects completes The Cheese Barge

Located in Paddington, London, the new restaurant barge takes cues from across history for its design

Architecture
21.05.21

Open-air brutalist chapel built for Mexican town in post-earthquake reconstruction

The Santuario del Señor de Tula in Jojutla forms a symbol of resilience for the local community

Architecture
20.05.21

Social housing and the hopes of young Londoners: Ayo Akingbade’s A Glittering City

Two films by Akingbade, which explore change in London, are on show at the Whitechapel Gallery

Cities
19.05.21

Hopkins Architects completes turtle sanctuary in UAE

Comprising urchin-inspired pods, the project enables wildlife protection and educational initiatives

Architecture
18.05.21

Wooden church in Swedish town built with community

Designed by Kaminsky Arkitektur, the barn-like church was partially built by its own parishioners

Architecture
14.05.21

Brutalist Czech bus terminal restored by Chybik + Kristof

The architects wanted to save the bus station in Brno, celebrating its architectural heritage while adding new design elements

Architecture
11.05.21

Montreal’s massive Biodome redesigned by KANVA

The redesign of the science museum in a former velodrome features an undulating 'living skin' shaping visitor experience

Architecture
06.05.21

Manuel Herz designs ‘symbolic synagogue’ in Ukraine

Forming part of The Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center, the wooden synagogue opens like a book

Architecture
05.05.21

Sculptural school with rooftop playgrounds completed in Marseille

Designed by Tautem Architecture and bcm2, the French school is a wellbeing-focused monolith

Buildings
30.04.21

Prefab housing in Detroit designed with new woodland

The low-cost Caterpillar housing project, using a Quonset hut, enabled the creation of a 150-tree neighbourhood garden

Architecture
28.04.21

Foster + Partners completes copper-hued office tower in Russia 

Designed for the Russian Copper Company (RCC), the building cuts an angular profile in Ekaterinburg

Buildings
26.04.21

AL_A completes two buildings for University of Oxford’s Wadham College

The new Undergraduate and Access Centres focus on connectivity and social space

Buildings
22.04.21

LAN designs multicoloured city block in Strasbourg

The mixed-use Saint-Urbain block of eight buildings creates a new ‘urban island’ in the French city

Architecture
21.04.21

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s new Tianjin Juilliard School is a ‘finely tuned instrument’

The international campus of Juilliard pays homage in design and spirit to the original New York school

Buildings
19.04.21

TECLA is the world’s first 3D-printed house made from raw earth

The project from Mario Cucinella Architects and WASP proposes a new form of mass-produced, biodegradable housing

Architecture
16.04.21

Mexican practice turns underloved library into colourful community hub

The Héctor Caballero Library project is part of a programme run by Proyecto Reacciona which transforms local libraries using participatory design

Buildings
12.04.21

The London projects ‘decentring’ architecture

A wave of recent neighbourhood-based projects demonstrates an architectural shift away from traditional form-making to embrace reuse and participation

Architecture
12.04.21

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

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

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Hélène Binet’s architectural photography celebrated in Royal Academy show

Estudio Herreros-designed Munch museum opens in Oslo

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

WilkinsonEyre completes Lord’s Cricket Ground stands

Nike opens LeBron James Innovation Center

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Yinka Ilori creates colourful ‘launderette’ in London

London community workshops turn waste into homeware

Hélène Binet’s architectural photography celebrated in Royal Academy show

Estudio Herreros-designed Munch museum opens in Oslo

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

WilkinsonEyre completes Lord’s Cricket Ground stands

Nike opens LeBron James Innovation Center

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Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation


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