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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

Neri&Hu completes temple-inspired teahouse in Fuzhou

The rammed concrete and copper structure, surrounded by water, houses an architectural relic from the Qing dynasty Shanghai-based architecture and design practice Neri&Hu has completed

Buildings

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s new Tianjin Juilliard School is a ‘finely tuned instrument’

The international campus of Juilliard pays homage in design and spirit to the original New York school of performing arts New York-based firm Diller Scofidio

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

Quarta & Armando designs Shanghai nightclub for post-pandemic cultural revival

The design and architecture studio used light and material to create an immersive clubbing experience at Potent Words by Ewa Effiom Over the last year,

Design

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

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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

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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 


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