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Posts tagged 'renovation'

Expanded Geffrye Museum in east London reopens as Museum of the Home

Wright & Wright’s sensitive restoration, renovation and expansion project has increased space and accessibility in this historic Hoxton museum Words by Francesca Perry Home. It’s

Architecture

Mexican practice turns underloved library into colourful community hub

The Héctor Caballero Library project is part of a programme run by Proyecto Reacciona which transforms local libraries using participatory design Words by Francesca Perry

Buildings

Team BLDG transforms old bathhouse into Buddhism-inspired exhibition space

The enigmatic, sandalwood-yellow art space in Xiamen prioritises surface, volume and light – and is organised around a large magnolia tree Words by Riya Patel

Buildings

KAAN Architecten reveals transformation of Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp

The Dutch practice has completed the main phase of a long-term renovation and extension of KSMKA, with a ‘museum-within-a-museum’ design Words by Anna Winston Rotterdam-headquarted

Architecture

Architects Davidsson Tarkela completes Kuopio Museum in Finland

The Helsinki-based practice undertook a major restoration and extension project to establish a new kind of cultural complex in the Finnish city Helsinki-based practice Architects

Buildings

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

JKMM redesigns 1980s Finnish library as new community centre

The building in the southern Finnish town of Kirkkonummi has doubled in size and gained a striking new copper shingle facade Kirkkonummi, a municipality outside

Buildings

This Notre-Dame proposal uses charred timber and translucent walls for a flexible prayer space

Notre-Dame proposal by Gensler Just over three months since the fire that devastated the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Gensler has revealed a proposal for

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Off-grid studio space built on Irish island of Inis Oírr

The design industry too often leaves people behind

New gallery space in Accra designed using raw earth 

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

3XN and SLA complete wave-inspired climate centre in Denmark

A tribute to ordinary London, the 2021 Serpentine Pavilion opens

Expanded Geffrye Museum in east London reopens as Museum of the Home

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

Parley and M.I.A release ocean waste eyewear collection


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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Off-grid studio space built on Irish island of Inis Oírr

The design industry too often leaves people behind

New gallery space in Accra designed using raw earth 

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

3XN and SLA complete wave-inspired climate centre in Denmark

A tribute to ordinary London, the 2021 Serpentine Pavilion opens

Expanded Geffrye Museum in east London reopens as Museum of the Home

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

Parley and M.I.A release ocean waste eyewear collection


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