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MoDusArchitects creates sculptural portal on Italian ring road

As part of an ongoing traffic-reducing project, design has been embraced at the core of this infrastructural build Image: Tunnel portal out of Bressanone city

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The Barbican: London’s Brutalist masterpiece

The Barbican: London’s Brutalist masterpiece

Lakeside Terrace Barbican Centre. Photo by Max Colson The Barbican Estate has topped the list of Britain’s ugliest building several times, yet the Brutalist complex

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A short introduction to hempcrete

Hempcrete. Photo by Jnzl via Flickr  Hempcrete is a biocomposite material that can be used in the place of concrete. It has a negative carbon

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The concrete collective: A guide to Brutalism in London

Royal National Theatre Southbank. Photo via Wikicommons user Mfkrzzz The post-war architectural style, characterised by block-like forms usually cast in raw concrete or brick, defined

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Louis Kahn: The architect of complex, monumental buildings 

Phillips Exeter Academy Library exterior by Louis Kahn. Photo by Gunnar Klack  Louis Kahn is widely recognised as one of the greatest architects of the

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10 of Zaha Hadid’s most spectacular buildings

 Galaxy Soho by Zaha Hadid. Photo by Iwan Baan From the sharp diagonal lies of her first commission to the swooping curves of futuristic stadiums

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Villa Savoye: Le Corbusier’s exemplary modernist building

Villa Savoye is a definitive example of a modernist building. Set in the Parisian suburb of Poissy, it was designed by Swiss architect and modernist

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Why building with concrete has sparked a backlash among architects

Unité d’habitation in Marseille by Le Corbusier. Photo by Ken Ohyama via Flickr It was the miracle product of the post-war period, but its edifice

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The many versatile uses of decorative concrete

Decorative concrete in use. Image courtesy of Gregory Phillips Architects; photography by Mel Yates Get to know the versatility of concrete Concrete has a long

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The San Siro is Milan’s architectural monument to football

  Giancarlo Ragazzi’s footballing fortress brings together two rival teams and much of Milan’s twentieth-century history. By Edwin Heathcote For aesthetes Milan might be synonymous with high

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3XN designs healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

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RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

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3XN designs healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

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