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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

Shanghai high-rise swimming pool redesigned as co-working space

Local firm Linehouse transformed the sunken volume of the former pool into a new amphitheatrical ‘hearth’ for office tenants – with sleek design touches Design

Design

MAD Architects creates Beijing kindergarten with colourful roof playscape

The YueCheng Courtyard Kindergarten wraps around a historic 18th-century courtyard and stimulates intergenerational integration MAD Architects has completed a large-scale kindergarten project in Beijing with

Buildings

EID Architecture designs ‘floating gateway’ community centre in Xi’an

The sculptural building provides a landmark hub for a new neighbourhood Located in the evolving district of Fengdong near the historic Chinese city of Xi’an,

Buildings

Powerhouse Company designs undulating red walkway for new Chengdu district

The sculptural ‘Loop of Wisdom’ is designed by the Dutch practice to catalyse an evolving neighbourhood in the Chinese city Words by Hugh Metcalf Commissioned

Architecture

He Art Museum by Tadao Ando opens in Guangdong

The Japanese, Pritzker Prize-winning architect has designed a museum of stacked circles in China’s Shunde District He Art Museum (HEM) is a new museum complex

Buildings

Studio Zhu-Pei completes Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum

A new museum in a series of large-scale brick vaults celebrates the Chinese city’s long history of pottery production The city of Jingdezhen, in China’s

Buildings

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Led by Mitsuhiro Shoji, the practice created a sleek space celebrating linen production in Zhejiang, China Words by Francesca Perry In Haiyan County, an area

Buildings

The Shenzhen Experiment: The Story of China’s Instant City

Once just a rural borderland, today Shenzhen is a city of twenty million and a technology hub Words by Peter Smisek Every great city –

Opinion

The landscape of humanity: how the countryside holds the keys to the future

The Planta Solar 20 power plant near Seville, Spain. PS20 produces electricity with large movable mirrors called heliostats. Alamy. As climate catastrophe looms, the interdependence

Features

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Logomotive: a history of American railroad graphics

Major new contemporary art museum opens in Spain

Public space restored in Albanian village with carpet-inspired design

Vallet de Martinis designs two brick schools for French town of Noyon

FRPO designs new cultural hub in Mexican city of Toluca

Amid a climate crisis, what does the ‘ideal city’ look like?

Tokyo public toilet designed as ‘floating’ concrete block

DK-CM turns old laundry house into dance studios

Lithuanian bus station designed as tree-filled social hub


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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Logomotive: a history of American railroad graphics

Major new contemporary art museum opens in Spain

Public space restored in Albanian village with carpet-inspired design

Vallet de Martinis designs two brick schools for French town of Noyon

FRPO designs new cultural hub in Mexican city of Toluca

Amid a climate crisis, what does the ‘ideal city’ look like?

Tokyo public toilet designed as ‘floating’ concrete block

DK-CM turns old laundry house into dance studios

Lithuanian bus station designed as tree-filled social hub


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

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Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality