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Posts tagged 'Public Space'

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

The collaborative public space project in Billund, made from blocks of pink marble, includes a ‘play contract’ carved into the stones Words by Francesca Perry

Design

The best design projects of 2021

From skate parks to algae clothing, we round up the best installations, innovations and spatial transformations of the year Breathing Pavilion, Brooklyn, USA – by Ekene

Design

First phase of London’s new ‘Borough Yards’ opens

Designed by SPPARC, the project repurposes Victorian railway arches and creates a sequence of pedestrian-focused public spaces The first phase of Borough Yards, a new

Architecture

Play is not a luxury – and our cities need to reflect that

Design of our public spaces should embrace children and their development by enabling diverse play wherever possible Words by Amica Dall and Penny Wilson Walking

Opinion

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

The architectural and artistic transformation of the city’s Station Square celebrates mycelium and references the modernist origins of Milton Keynes Words by Ewa Effiom  The

Cities

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

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The architecture of Chanel – in pictures


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

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The architecture of Chanel – in pictures


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