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Posts tagged 'adaptive reuse'

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 Words by Francesca Perry French practice Taillandier Architectes

Architecture

Modernist south London garages transformed into arts hub

The 1960s building is now home to arts organisation Forma and includes a colourful public rooftop garden Words by Francesca Perry Sanchez Benton Architects –

Architecture

1970s Beijing warehouse transformed into play landscape 

The Playscape children’s community centre was designed by local firm waa to enable a variety of activity-based learning and adventure Chinese architecture firm waa (we

Design

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 We Made That’s East Street Market

Architecture

Atelier Archiplein transforms disused factory into cultural centre in French Alps

The Alpex Cultural Centre project restores a historic building in Scionzier and uses locally sourced stone for an eye-catching extension Geneva-based Atelier Archiplein has completed

Buildings

Team BLDG transforms old bathhouse into Buddhism-inspired exhibition space

The enigmatic, sandalwood-yellow art space in Xiamen prioritises surface, volume and light – and is organised around a large magnolia tree Words by Riya Patel

Buildings

In Barcelona, BAAS arquitectura turns 1920s industrial building into history museum

The Oliva Artés Museum revives a building saved from demolition by locals, and demonstrates the value of ‘architectural recycling’ Words by Francesca Perry Barcelona-based practice

Buildings

Carmody Groarke designs Manchester exhibition gallery

The new gallery at the Science and Industry Museum, in the basement of a 19th-century warehouse, will be used for special exhibitions London-based architecture practice

Architecture

DK-CM turns old laundry house into dance studios

The first phase of Harrow Arts Centre’s redevelopment sees underused historic outbuildings become a dance school, events space and artists’ studios Architecture and research practice

Architecture

Disused outdoor pool in Shanghai turned into new community garden

Local practice PRA filled the former pool with sunken gardens and transformed the adjacent pool house to create an urban oasis Words by Francesca Perry

Architecture

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2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Dorte Mandrup completes Greenland visitor centre

London School of Architecture and Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation announce collaboration

Oases: Reinforcing the agility of the future workplace

What to see at the London Design Festival 2021

World’s largest floating office opens in Rotterdam 


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Dorte Mandrup completes Greenland visitor centre

London School of Architecture and Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation announce collaboration

Oases: Reinforcing the agility of the future workplace

What to see at the London Design Festival 2021

World’s largest floating office opens in Rotterdam 


Videos

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Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

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UK Construction Week

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Nendo’s Oki Sato

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