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Posts tagged 'Public Architecture'

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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B-architecten designs cultural and sports centre in Brussels

Set across two buildings, the Centr’Al complex is defined by permeable architecture and complemented by a new urban public space Words by Francesca Perry At

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,

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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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Tokyo public toilet designed as ‘floating’ concrete block

The new structure at Sendagaya Station was designed by Suppose Design Office ahead of the planned 2021 Olympic Games Japanese architecture practice Suppose Design Office has

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Seoullo 7017 Skygarden

Seoullo 7017 Skygarden: Can Seoul embrace pedestrians?

Seoullo 7017 Skygarden designed by the Dutch practice MVRDV   Seoul has long been built around cars, but now a stretch of 1970s motorway has been

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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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