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Posts tagged 'renovation'

National Gallery reveals transformation designs from Selldorf Architects

The proposed changes focus on space and circulation within the London institution’s Sainsbury Wing, alongside a new public square and research centre The National Gallery has revealed

Architecture

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

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

Palazzo Senza Tempo, in the Italian hilltop town of Peccioli, combines old and new structures with a cantilevered public platform overlooking the landscape Mario Cucinella

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

National Youth Theatre in London expanded by DSDHA

Following a process of co-design with users, the practice has created a street-facing pavilion entrance in addition to new performance and rehearsal spaces Architecture practice

Architecture

Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket reopens after Reiach and Hall renovation

Prioritising reuse and sustainability, the art gallery has been refreshed and expanded by the local practice The Fruitmarket art gallery in Edinburgh has reopened after

Architecture

Manchester Jewish Museum unveils major expansion by Citizens Design Bureau

The project extends a 19th-century synagogue with a corten steel-clad volume Words by Nile Bridgeman Either side of an A-road in the centre of Manchester’s

Architecture

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

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum

Memphis Milano opens the doors of the new Memphis Milano Galleria


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

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum

Memphis Milano opens the doors of the new Memphis Milano Galleria


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