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Documenting the Bugis houses of Indonesia

In newly published photographs from the 1980s, Ursula Schulz-Dornburg captures the symbolic vernacular architecture of Indonesia's Bugis farmers

Architecture
16.08.21

Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket reopens after Reiach and Hall renovation

Prioritising reuse and sustainability, the gallery has been refreshed and expanded by the local practice

Architecture
13.08.21

Invisible Studio designs house for bees in Somerset

The ‘Beezantium’ houses two bee colonies and a multi-sensory exhibition

Architecture
11.08.21

South Kensington installations propose greener London

In the run up to COP26, three architectural interventions show how to reclaim nature in the city

Cities
10.08.21

In Toulouse, an aeronautical factory becomes a startup hub

Designed by Taillandier Architectes Associés, La Cité transforms three industrial halls into flexible spaces for contemporary innovation

Architecture
04.08.21

Modernist south London garages transformed into arts hub

The 1960s building is now home to arts organisation Forma and includes a public rooftop garden

Architecture
28.07.21

Matter Architecture completes new bridge in Hull

The landmark bridge improves cycling and pedestrian routes in the city

Architecture
20.07.21

Switzerland’s largest housing complex retrofitted

The listed modernist estate in Geneva underwent an 11-year ‘high-tech’ renovation

Architecture
19.07.21

Lemoal Lemoal completes hempcrete sports hall in France

The project is the first public building in the country to be constructed with hempcrete blocks

Architecture
16.07.21

The best net-zero and energy-positive developments – from Japan to Sweden

In a new book, Jared Green showcases the innovative architecture and design harnessing sustainable and renewable energy

Architecture
15.07.21

Kéré Architecture completes Burkina Faso technology institute using clay and eucalyptus

The Burkina Institute of Technology in Koudougou harnesses local materials in an orthogonal design

Architecture
08.07.21

Manchester Jewish Museum unveils major expansion by Citizens Design Bureau

The project extends a 19th-century synagogue with an intricately patterned, corten steel-clad volume

Architecture
07.07.21

‘Concrete instrument’ by Taryn Simon installed at Mass MoCA

The Pipes, designed in collaboration with Shohei Shigematsu of OMA, comprises 11 tower-like concrete sculptures

Architecture
05.07.21

Glass bricks and pink balconies: Two Five Five completes playful tower in Cape Town

The Uxolo apartment block makes nods to postmodernism and South African textile design

Architecture
02.07.21

WilkinsonEyre completes ‘home of gardening science’

Surrounded by landscaped gardens, the new building at RHS Wisley in Surrey champions horticultural research and learning

Architecture
01.07.21

Low-waste community cabin created in Leeds

Nicolas Henninger's Cabanon is a retreat within which to contemplate more sustainable ways of living

Architecture
30.06.21

Neri&Hu completes temple-inspired teahouse in Fuzhou

The rammed concrete and copper structure houses an architectural relic from the Qing dynasty

Buildings
21.06.21

Off-grid studio space built on Irish island of Inis Oírr

Designed by Jordan Ralph, the Studio Drop project provides a remote spot for artist residencies

Architecture
18.06.21

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

The book features 60 architects and urbanists tackling discrimination in the built environment industry

Architecture
15.06.21

3XN and SLA complete wave-inspired climate centre in Denmark

The Klimatorium – a hub for storm surge, water and climate research – has wooden seating integrated into its facade and a climate-responsive landscape

Architecture
14.06.21

A tribute to ordinary London, the 2021 Serpentine Pavilion opens

Designed by Counterspace, the pavilion celebrates places significant to London's migrant communities

Architecture
11.06.21

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