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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

6a architects designs community centre in London 

The light, open building for Holborn Community Association transformed a dark basement and includes an artistic collaboration with Caragh Thuring

Architecture
16.11.21

Brussels railway training academy features train tracks

The aluminium-clad Infrabel Academy by Atelier Kempe Thill references industrial shed architecture – and connects to an adjacent train station

Architecture
11.11.21

Stateless Heritage exhibition explores refugee experience

The show by DAAR (Decolonize Architecture Art Research) in London proposes a Palestinian refugee camp as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Architecture
10.11.21

Peter Cook designs Innovation Studio in Bournemouth

The colourful building by the Archigram cofounder is a startup hub at the Arts University Bournemouth

Architecture
08.11.21

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Network Rail launches design competition to re-imagine local train stations

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