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Posts tagged 'Library'

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

The Skokie Public Library retrofit project adapts to evolving community needs In the US town of Skokie, Illinois – just north of Chicago – Andrew

Architecture

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, designed in collaboration with Beyer Blinder Belle, transforms a historic building on Fifth Avenue Dutch architecture practice Mecanoo and US

Architecture

Mexican practice turns underloved library into colourful community hub

The Héctor Caballero Library project is part of a programme run by Proyecto Reacciona which transforms local libraries using participatory design Words by Francesca Perry

Buildings

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,

Buildings

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

Buildings

OPEN Architecture designs blue Bibliotheater in Shanghai

Built for a school, the ship-like library and theatre building features unusual design touches to celebrate reading and performing New York- and Beijing-based OPEN Architecture

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JKMM redesigns 1980s Finnish library as new community centre

The building in the southern Finnish town of Kirkkonummi has doubled in size and gained a striking new copper shingle facade Kirkkonummi, a municipality outside

Buildings

A ‘living room’ for a village: Helen & Hard’s timber library in western Norway

The project comprises a library, homes and offices in one distinctive structure Words by Francesca Perry Helen & Hard, a Norwegian practice celebrated especially for

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The Library of Birmingham: A palace for the people

  The Library of Birmingham was designed by Dutch architecture studio Mecanoo as a palace for the people, where anyone could access information and culture 

Buildings

Wilkinson Eyre’s New Bodleian completes

Architect’s refurbished Giles Gilbert Scott building in Oxford reopened this weekend as the Weston Library Stirling prize-winning architect Wilkinson Eyre’s refurbished New Bodleian Library in

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

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’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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

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’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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