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Posts tagged 'Religious Architecture'

Earthquake-damaged monastery in Uganda rebuilt with ‘arches of light’

The project by Kampala-based Localworks harnesses clay bricks fired with coffee husks, interspersed with glass bottles, to create contemplative spaces Words by Shawn Adams As

Architecture

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Defined by intricate exterior detailing and careful use of natural light, the new mosque is one of the first in the UAE to be designed

Architecture

15th-century Corsican monastery transformed with copper extension

The project, by Amelia Tavella, preserves the historic architecture while introducing a striking contemporary intervention Corsican architect Amelia Tavella has completed the rehabilitation and extension

Architecture

Open-air brutalist chapel built for Mexican town in post-earthquake reconstruction

Designed by Dellekamp/Schleich and Agenda, the Santuario del Señor de Tula in Jojutla forms a symbol of resilience for the local community Words by Harriet

Architecture

Wooden church in Swedish town built with community

Designed by Kaminsky Arkitektur, the barn-like church at Floda was partially built by its own local parishioners Gothenburg-based Kaminsky Arkitektur has completed a wooden church

Architecture

Manuel Herz designs ‘symbolic synagogue’ in Ukraine

Forming part of The Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center, the wooden synagogue in western Kyiv opens like a book Words by Francesca Perry Babyn Yar,

Architecture

Kyoto chapel renovated with immersive cedar wood lattice

Katori archi+design associates’ renovation and earthquake retrofit of the Japanese chapel is dominated by a striking wooden insertion Tokyo-based practice Katori archi+design associates has completed

Buildings

A look at Ukraine’s (un)orthodox architecture

A new photography book showcases the sometimes strange and surprising religious architecture of post-Soviet Ukraine Orthodox Chic, a new book from Ukrainian architects Alex Bykov and

Architecture

Church on a boat: Denizen Works completes the Genesis Floating Church

A canal barge has become an innovative mobile church in east London with help from architecture practice Denizen Works Words by Francesca Perry You don’t hear

Architecture

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

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

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Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


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

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


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