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Belgian architecture practice HUB renovates Antwerp’s historic City Hall

This beautiful restoration emphasises the importance of preserving historic buildings and interiors Words by Sonia Zhuravlyova Antwerp’s City Hall has been serving the city’s citizens

Architecture
Burr, Madrid, Spain, Residential architecture, restoration, industrial, iconeye, ICON magazine

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

The Madrid-based architecture studio utilised raw and industrial materials to create an eclectic interior that blends various styles and motifs together Words by Sonia Zhuravlyova 

Architecture
David Chipperfield Architects Milan, Venice, Italy, restoration, architecture, Procuratie Vecchie, iconeye, ICON magazine

David Chipperfield Architects Milan unveils restoration of Procuratie Vecchie in Venice

The five-year project, led by David Chipperfield Architects Milan and commissioned by Generali, reunifies the sixteenth-century structure Photography by Alberto Parise Words by Sonia Zhuravlyova 

Architecture

Atelier Archiplein transforms disused factory into cultural centre in French Alps

The Alpex Cultural Centre project restores a historic building in Scionzier and uses locally sourced stone for an eye-catching extension Geneva-based Atelier Archiplein has completed

Buildings

4a Architekten restores Stuttgart’s oldest swimming baths

The redevelopment of the ‘cult’ Berg mineral spa involved preserving the 1950s architectural character and updating it for contemporary use Stuttgart-based 4a Architekten has completed

Architecture

Carmody Groarke designs Manchester exhibition gallery

The new gallery at the Science and Industry Museum, in the basement of a 19th-century warehouse, will be used for special exhibitions London-based architecture practice

Architecture

In Brussels, a 19th-century railway station becomes a new cultural centre

Local practice B-architecten sensitively transformed the disused Station of Laeken into a multi-purpose public centre for a cultural organisation Words by Harriet Thorpe In the Brussels

Buildings

Elevated corten steel walkway enlivens 14th-century Czech castle

Contemporary design insertions mix with preservation in the restoration of the Helfštýn Castle in Moravia Words by Francesca Perry Czech architecture practice atelier-r has completed

Buildings

Notre-Dame spire to be restored to pre-fire design

Speculation on a contemporary replacement for the damaged spire of the cathedral has been quashed by French President Emmanuel Macron. Image: Wandrille de Préville via

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A first look at The Box, Plymouth’s hulking new cultural beacon

The Box is topped with a vast concrete cantilever, which Atkins believe to be the largest in Britain. Image courtesy of Atkins. Opened to coincide

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Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

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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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The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

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Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

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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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