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Posts tagged 'Nature'

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

The Camley Street Natural Park learning centre, designed by Erect Architecture, promotes engagement with nature in the middle of London Words by Lois Innes Whilst

Architecture

Timber visitor centre in Suffolk Broads promotes nature education

Designed by Cowper Griffith Architects, the new structure sits in the landscape of Carlton Marshes nature reserve, home to diverse wildlife Cowper Griffith Architects has

Architecture

In an industrial landscape, a transformed bird hide emerges

Child Graddon Lewis retrofitted a dilapidated bird hide in north-east England to become a new community asset London-based architecture practice Child Graddon Lewis has completed

Architecture

Invisible Studio designs house for bees in Somerset

The ‘Beezantium’ houses two bee colonies and a multi-sensory exhibition In the woodland of The Newt estate in Somerset, Invisible Studio Architects has designed a house for

Architecture

WilkinsonEyre completes ‘home of gardening science’

Surrounded by landscaped gardens, the new building at RHS Wisley in Surrey champions horticultural research and learning Words by Francesca Perry Architecture practice WilkinsonEyre has

Architecture

Studio Morison creates biodegradable pavilion for Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The timber, thatch and rammed earth structure is conceived as a space for silence and to connect with nature, but will decompose over time Studio

Architecture

Architectural interventions revitalise Texan bird sanctuary

At the Smith Oaks Sanctuary, a canopy walkway and pavilions improve visitor experience without impacting wildlife Landscape architecture firm SWA Group and architecture practice Schaum/Shieh

Architecture

Hopkins Architects completes turtle sanctuary in UAE

Comprising a series of urchin-inspired pods, the project provides a base for wildlife protection and educational initiatives within a coastal nature reserve Outside the city

Architecture

Public installation ‘Arena for a Tree’ opens in Basel

With integrated seating for contemplating the Persian ironwood tree, Klaus Littmann’s walk-in wooden installation is an homage to nature In 2019, the Swiss artist Klaus Littmann

Design

How an underwater museum is using design to platform reef conversation

ICON speaks to British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, who has sunk a 165 tonne greenhouse in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef to offer

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum

Memphis Milano opens the doors of the new Memphis Milano Galleria

Korea’s newest wave of artists land in London

We meet the Nordic designers bucking the minimalist trend


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

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum

Memphis Milano opens the doors of the new Memphis Milano Galleria

Korea’s newest wave of artists land in London

We meet the Nordic designers bucking the minimalist trend


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