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Posts tagged 'Public Space'

Rethinking the future of the Los Angeles River

Waterways have the potential to make cities more sustainable and joyful – but, as we’ve seen in LA, it requires collaboration, creativity and community Words

Opinion

South Kensington installations propose greener London

In the run up to COP26, three architectural interventions in London show how to creatively reclaim nature in cities facing climate change Words by Francesca

Cities

Modernist south London garages transformed into arts hub

The 1960s building is now home to arts organisation Forma and includes a colourful public rooftop garden Words by Francesca Perry Sanchez Benton Architects –

Architecture

Morag Myerscough transforms Coventry shopping street

The artist-designer’s Endless Ribbon Connecting Us forms part of a citywide creative regeneration programme and aims to instil joy Words by Francesca Perry London-based artist

Design

Roller-skating rink transforms Nantes public space

Located in the French city’s historic Place Graslin, the temporary intervention by Titan forms part of the arts festival Le Voyage à Nantes Nantes-based architecture

Design

Linear park by Migliore+Servetto opens in South Korea

The 5km-long Blue Line Park, created alongside a transformed railway line, animates the city of Busan Milan-based Migliore+Servetto Architects has completed the Blue Line Park,

Design

The London projects ‘decentring’ architecture

A wave of recent neighbourhood-based projects demonstrates an architectural shift away from traditional form-making to embrace reuse and participation We Made That’s East Street Market

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

Buildings

Note Design Studio rethinks the public bench

The studio’s new flexible system of urban furniture is designed to accommodate the outdoor social life tentatively anticipated in the post-lockdown era Words by Francesca

Design

New corten-steel coastal walkway opens in Bastia

Designed by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes, the accessible promenade clings to the rocky foundations of the Corsican city’s 14th-century citadel Words by Francesca Perry French architecture

Architecture

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

In an industrial landscape, a transformed bird hide emerges

PLAY: visual inspiration for architectural design

Rethinking the future of the Los Angeles River


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

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

In an industrial landscape, a transformed bird hide emerges

PLAY: visual inspiration for architectural design

Rethinking the future of the Los Angeles River


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