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Public space restored in Albanian village with carpet-inspired design

In the fishing village of Shiroka, Casanova + Hernandez’ project provides an inclusive public realm inspired by local carpet weaving  Words by Francesca Perry Rotterdam-based

Design

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

Buildings

Lithuanian bus station designed as tree-filled social hub

The Vilkaviškis Bus Station by Balčytis Studija blends transport infrastructure with playful public space Words by Francesca Perry Lithuanian practice Balčytis Studija has completed a

Architecture

Disused outdoor pool in Shanghai turned into new community garden

Local practice PRA filled the former pool with sunken gardens and transformed the adjacent pool house to create an urban oasis Words by Francesca Perry

Architecture

Single-person ‘refuge’ designed for urban public spaces

First installed in Mexico City, Zeller & Moye’s Halo is intended to provide a mirrored sanctuary away from city crowds in the Covid-19 pandemic Words

Architecture

Scaffold ‘amphitheatre’ in Bogotá hosts open-air activities amid pandemic

Designed by new practice Colab-19, La Concordia: Amphitheatre continues an initiative in the Colombian capital to support struggling businesses Words by Francesca Perry Colab-19, a

Architecture

EID Architecture designs ‘floating gateway’ community centre in Xi’an

The sculptural building provides a landmark hub for a new neighbourhood Located in the evolving district of Fengdong near the historic Chinese city of Xi’an,

Buildings

Camille Walala reimagines London’s Oxford Street

The designer’s speculative vision turns the iconic shopping street into a colourful, plant-filled public space Words by Francesca Perry When London – like the rest

Design
Brighton from the air

Brighton gets new linear park from Untitled Practice

The landscape and architecture studio’s redevelopment project has created a new 1.5km-long linked park system in the British seaside city London-based landscape and architecture studio

Cities

‘Take us into account when designing public space’: young Londoners launch new campaign

In Brent, London’s Borough of Culture 2020, young people kick off a campaign calling for more inclusive public spaces Words by Francesca Perry Young people

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Major new contemporary art museum opens in Spain

Public space restored in Albanian village with carpet-inspired design

Vallet de Martinis designs two brick schools for French town of Noyon

FRPO designs new cultural hub in Mexican city of Toluca

Amid a climate crisis, what does the ‘ideal city’ look like?

Tokyo public toilet designed as ‘floating’ concrete block

DK-CM turns old laundry house into dance studios

Lithuanian bus station designed as tree-filled social hub


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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Logomotive: a history of American railroad graphics

Major new contemporary art museum opens in Spain

Public space restored in Albanian village with carpet-inspired design

Vallet de Martinis designs two brick schools for French town of Noyon

FRPO designs new cultural hub in Mexican city of Toluca

Amid a climate crisis, what does the ‘ideal city’ look like?

Tokyo public toilet designed as ‘floating’ concrete block

DK-CM turns old laundry house into dance studios

Lithuanian bus station designed as tree-filled social hub


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