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Posts tagged 'Culture'

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

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New culture hall in Bavarian town recalls traditional barns

Designed by Kühnlein Architektur, the Berching Culture Hall project uses locally sourced timber and includes a new riverside public space In the Bavarian town of

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Foster + Partners’ House of Wisdom opens in Sharjah

Housed under a cantilevered roof surrounded by landscaped gardens, the library and cultural centre is the latest addition to the UAE city In Sharjah, UAE,

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Architects Davidsson Tarkela completes Kuopio Museum in Finland

The Helsinki-based practice undertook a major restoration and extension project to establish a new kind of cultural complex in the Finnish city Helsinki-based practice Architects

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Mecanoo designs inverted ziggurat structure for Tainan Public Library

Drawing from local architectural heritage, the new library for Taiwan’s oldest city is designed as a symbolic temple to culture Words by Ewa Effiom In

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Major new contemporary art museum opens in Spain

Designed by Tuñón Arquitectos, the Museum of Contemporary Art Helga de Alvear cuts a striking presence in the historic Spanish city of Cáceres Words by

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FRPO designs new cultural hub in Mexican city of Toluca

Clad in shimmering perforated metal, the Estación San José project aims to be a centre of activity connecting disparate parts of the city Words by

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Herzog & de Meuron’s CaixaForum is a cultural magnet in Madrid

CaixaForum Madrid. Photo by Óscar Carnicero via Flickr The CaixaForum by Herzog & de Meuron is a vast cultural centre in the heart of Madrid

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English National Ballet’s new building overpromises and underdelivers

There’s not much to fault Glenn Howells Architects, the designers of the new English National Ballet building on London’s City Island. But its prominent site

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Culture Declares Emergency adds over 200 organisations, including Tate

Tate joins hundreds of cultural bodies join the declaration of a climate emergency and announces future commitments Tate’s directors have joined the Culture Declares Emergency movement,

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

We need to design AI systems free of bias and harm

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’


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

We need to design AI systems free of bias and harm

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’


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