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Warehouse in Santander transformed into art gallery

Two architecture practices converted the damaged 20th-century structure into a new cultural space for the Spanish city, with minimal interventions

Architecture
05.11.21

Page\Park designs zigzag gallery for the Great Tapestry of Scotland

The geometric building in Galashiels houses one of the world's largest community arts projects

Architecture
03.11.21

COP26 virtual pavilion champions 17 sustainable architecture projects

Build Better Now shows how architecture can tackle and mitigate climate change

Architecture
02.11.21

Arts centre in Somerset developed by and for local community

Resembling a mix of beach huts and containers, the East Quay Arts Centre is designed by Invisible Studio and Ellis Williams for local social enterprise Onion Collective

Architecture
01.11.21

Hélène Binet’s architectural photography celebrated in Royal Academy show

Light Lines showcases the 'moods' of architecture that the French-Swiss photographer captures

Architecture
25.10.21

Estudio Herreros-designed Munch museum opens in Oslo

The aluminium-wrapped vertical structure on the Norwegian capital's waterfront provides expansive spaces for the artist's work 

Architecture
22.10.21

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

The public space project celebrates mycelium and references the city's modernist origins

Cities
21.10.21

WilkinsonEyre completes Lord’s Cricket Ground stands

The new structures increase capacity, improve visitor experience and reuse demolished material

Architecture
20.10.21

Nike opens LeBron James Innovation Center

Designed by Olson Kundig, the new complex in Oregon provides a hub for research and development – with an external ramped running track

Architecture
19.10.21

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

The first phase of the practice’s redesign of Kaufhaus des Westens has opened to the public 

Architecture
18.10.21

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

The Skokie Public Library retrofit project has adapted the community space for evolving needs

Architecture
14.10.21

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

The annual architectural prize has been awarded to Carlos Moreno's concept of local urbanism

Cities
12.10.21

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Defined by intricate exterior detailing and careful use of natural light, the new mosque is one of the first in the UAE to be designed by a female architect

Architecture
07.10.21

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

The new museum for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences comprises a renovated 1930s building and massive 'floating' sphere

Architecture
06.10.21

In an industrial landscape, a transformed bird hide emerges

Child Graddon Lewis retrofitted a dilapidated bird hide in north-east England to become a new community asset

Architecture
06.10.21

Studio NYALI completes ArchiAfrika Pavilion in Venice

Designed as an exhibition and gathering space, the pavilion celebrates the architecture of Africa and the Black diaspora 

Architecture
28.09.21

Sustainable farming education centre completed in the Cotswolds

The low-carbon FarmED project by Timothy Tasker Architects helps educate communities on the role of regenerative farming in tackling climate change

Architecture
27.09.21

15th-century Corsican monastery transformed with copper extension

The project, by Amelia Tavella, preserves the historic architecture while introducing a striking contemporary intervention

Architecture
24.09.21

Carbon-negative high-rise completed by White Arkitekter

The Sara Cultural Centre in Skellefteå, Sweden, is one of the world’s tallest timber buildings

Architecture
22.09.21

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

The posthumous Christo and Jeanne-Claude project marks the end of an era – in more ways than one

Architects
20.09.21

2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

Titled The Available City, the event runs 17 September to 18 December across Chicago and online

Architecture
17.09.21

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NEON’s Shiver House re-imagined in wood for 5th anniversary

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

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