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Posts tagged 'refurbishment'

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

The Washington DC library honouring the civil rights leader has been revitalised with new spaces, a public roof garden and a social focus Dutch architecture

Architecture

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

The transformation project by Witherford Watson Mann has revitalised and opened up the neoclassical building, improving access and adding facilities The Courtauld Gallery, part of

Architecture

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

The first phase of the practice’s redesign of Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe) – the largest department store in continental Europe – has opened to the

Architecture

AOC Architecture unveils transformative refurbishment of the V&A Museum of Childhood

The museum’s facade, facing Cambridge Heath Road in Bethnal Green. Photo: Will Pryce. Courtesy of the V&A. The V&A Museum of Childhood is to temporarily

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How has the industry reacted to Building Better, Building Beautiful report?

Living With Beauty is the final report from the government-appointed commission on the controversial subject of what beautiful housing looks like After 13 months, two

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Religious conversions: How architecture and religion are meeting in London’s refurbished buildings

New Wine Church in Woolwich is based in a former 1930s cinema. All photos by Ben Ingham  In the modern city, God is found in

Features

The Whitworth, Manchester by MUMA

McInnes Usher McKnight Architects has opened up Manchester’s brooding Edwardian gallery with two new wings, gardens and a glazed walkway, securing the title of Art Fund

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Mondrian London

Tom Dixon’s nautical-themed conversion of Sea Containers House on the South Bank restores the building to its original intended use as a hotel One might frown

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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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