Articles tagged Public

Culture

Float around inside Studio Fuksas’ the Cloud

ROME – The Rome Convention Centre and hotel, which opened to the public at the end of October 2016, now invites you to a 360-degrees experience of the interior.

School Campus Peer by Bekkering Adams. Photos Scagliola Brakkee
Education

Bekkering Adams' school campus unifies the community

PEER – The Scholen van Morgen (Schools of Tomorrow) initiative, laid out by the Flemish government in 2006, continues to develop with the third largest of the 250 school projects.

Billboard: Pre-Sale Book Schemata
Billboard: Pre-Sale Book Schemata
Experimentarium by CEBRA. Photos Adam Mørk
Culture

CEBRA’s lavish copper staircase is a beacon for sparking curiosity

HELLERUP – An intervention of Experimentarium in Denmark has doubled the size of the science museum, changing the design from an introverted building to an engaging attraction.

Media Library [Third-Place] by Dominique Coulon et Associés. Photos Eugeni Pons
Culture

A collection of bubbles gives Dominique Coulon & Associés free movement

THIONVILLE – With a fluid façade wrapping around the building like an unfurling ribbon, Media Library [Third-Place] has recently opened in the north east of France.

Exhibition

Travel through Passage/s of time, space and memory

LONDON – The ethereal architectural works of Do Ho Suh replicate the gossamer fragility of life and memory in Passage/s, his first exhibition at Victoria Miro.

Jiaxing Island by AIM and MORE. Photos Dirk Weiblen
Mixed Use

MORE and AIM challenge traditional Chinese urbanism

JIAXING – Ten years ago, the city was a mass of agricultural land. Now, it is surrounded by industrial buildings and residential compounds.

Under Magnitude by MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY. Photos THE VERYMANY
Installation

Marc Fornes' structural stripes demonstrate the strength of wafer thin materials

ORLANDO – Marc Fornes talks to Mark about how the design for Under Magnitude evolved from his past research and why strength relies on geometry, not in materials.

Parish Church by Moneo Brock. Photos Jorge Taboada / Moneo Brock
Religious Building

Moneo Brock's church is a modern interpretation of a recognizable typology

MONTERREY – The southern district of the third largest city in Mexico is expanding. In a development 15 km south of the city’s main plaza, the newest parish church can be found.

Leaderboard: Clerkenwell
Leaderboard: Clerkenwell
Lighting

This pinecone sunflower casts a beautiful shade by day and shines at night

INCHEON – With Solar Pine, HG-Architecture re-examines technology’s role in the new natural world.

IJhal by Wiel Arets Architects. Photos Jan Bitter
Transportation

Wiel Arets Architects uses mirrored elements to reflect the fluctuations of the water

AMSTERDAM – Amongst the restorations and extensions to the Dutch capital’s main train station, the IJ Hall sits at the northern-most point of the building under a canopy designed as …

PEM Vitré by Tetrarc. Photos Stephane Chalmeau / Thomas Vittu / Celine Lejamtel
Urban Design

Tetrarc's respectful footbridge observes the town’s historical architecture

VITRÉ – The Pole d’Echange Multimodal (a sort of ‘transport system’) connects the local SNCF train station with the centre of a quaint medieval town.

Elbphilharmonie by Herzog & de Meuron Architekten. Photo Iwan Baan
Culture

Drones take you inside Herzog and de Meuron’s long-awaited concert hall

HAMBURG – Tonight, the second largest city in Germany will celebrate the official opening of the Elbphilharmonie with a festival of classical music.