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Posts tagged 'adaptive reuse'

Prague electricity substation turned into new arts centre

Kunsthalle Praha, in a 1930s industrial building transformed by Schindler Seko, celebrates modern and contemporary Czech and international art Words by Francesca Perry A major

Architecture

Holland Harvey designs London gym in old shop unit

The colourful, communal space in Wandsworth was designed for Gymnasium, the first B-Corp gym in the UK Holland Harvey, an architecture practice dedicated to creating

Architecture

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

The adaptive reuse project in Vietnam’s Central Highlands creates a cultural hub steeped in history A historic tea factory on a farm in Vietnam’s Central

Architecture

Bratislava heating plant turned into co-working and cultural centre

In the heart of Zaha Hadid Architects’ large-scale development in the Slovak capital, a 20th-century industrial monument has been converted A former heating plant in

Architecture

Mecanoo-designed Manchester district completes

The canalside Kampus, comprising homes, shops and public spaces, includes converted historic warehouses and red brick newbuilds Dutch architecture firm Mecanoo has completed Kampus, a

Cities

Old Brooklyn metal foundry becomes theatre incubator

The low-carbon project from CO Adaptive Architecture celebrates the original industrial architecture and harnesses CLT additions A former metal foundry in Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal district,

Architecture

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 Words by

Architecture

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 The first phase of Borough Yards, a new

Architecture

Prague underpass transformed into colourful skate park

Using minimal interventions, local practice U / U Studio has turned a neglected space into a new community asset Underneath an elevated busy road in

Design

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 practices GFA2 and Fernández-Abascal

Architecture

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


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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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


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