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Expanded Geffrye Museum in east London reopens as Museum of the Home

Wright & Wright’s sensitive project has increased exhibition space, public space and accessibility

Architecture
10.06.21

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, designed in collaboration with Beyer Blinder Belle, transforms a historic building on Fifth Avenue

Architecture
09.06.21

Studio Morison creates biodegradable pavilion for Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The timber, thatch and rammed earth structure is a space for silence and to connect with nature

Architecture
07.06.21

Architecture Fringe festival opens in Scotland and online

This year's hybrid edition of the festival focuses on '(un)learning' architecture through a range of talks, exhibitions and activities

Architecture
04.06.21

Erect Architecture completes community centre in Stoke Newington

Attached to a Victorian church, the St Mary's Centre supports diverse events for the local community

Buildings
03.06.21

Architectural interventions revitalise Texan bird sanctuary

At Smith Oaks Sanctuary, light-touch additions improve visitor experience without impacting wildlife

Architecture
27.05.21

Diana Kellogg completes girls’ school in Indian desert

The oval sandstone building sits in the rural Thar Desert in Rajasthan and will form part of a larger complex to support women and girls

Architecture
25.05.21

What you’re missing at the Venice Architecture Biennale

From timber cohousing to privatised public space, here are 12 highlights of what’s on show this year

Architecture
21.05.21

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

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