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Posts tagged 'Arts Centre'

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 a local social

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

Praça das Artes: Last year’s Building of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

Features

2013 Icon Awards winner: Praça das Artes, Building of the Year

Brasil Arquitetura has continued São Paulo’s proud tradition of brutalist public architecture, creating a massive concrete culture and music complex in a tight inner-city space

Features

Guimarães arts centre by Pitágoras Architects

Guimarães, the first capital of Portugal and reputed birthplace of the nation’s first king, was named a European Capital of Culture in 2012. A heavily

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Firstsite by Rafael Viñoly

It’s quite a garden shed. When the city of Colchester held its architectural competition for an arts centre in 2003, 
it wanted to replace an

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Firstsite by Rafael Viñoly

It’s quite a garden shed. When the city of Colchester held its architectural competition for an arts centre in 2003, 
it wanted to replace an

News

Corby Cube by Hawkins Brown

Corby in Northamptonshire was, until recently, infamous for being the largest town in Britain without a railway station. But now its 50,000 residents have a

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Corby Cube by Hawkins Brown

Corby in Northamptonshire was, until recently, infamous for being the largest town in Britain without a railway station. But now its 50,000 residents have a

News

Samitaur Tower by Eric Owen Moss Architects

The Samitaur Tower is one of the latest projects in a 15-year collaboration between Eric Owen Moss Architects and developers Frederick and Laurie Samitaur-Smith, whose

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Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


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

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

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

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality