Architecture

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In Melbourne, terrace house King Bill gives back to the community

Melbourne, Australia – A residential renovation by Austin Maynard Architects focused on sharing its garden spaces with the neighbours.

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Anna Sitnikova soothes workers by taking office plants to the next level

By embedding the soothing power of nature into the world of business, Anna Sitnikova relieves tension among office workers.

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Inside BIG's Lego House

BILLUND, DENMARK – BIG’s Lego House translates the language of Lego bricks to full scale building.

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ODA New York inverts the high-rise residence hierarchy

New York City – Typically penthouse-only perks are democratized in 100 Norfolk as ODA turns a limitation into a USP and architectural convention on its head.

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The four best interpretations of 'freespace' at the Venice Architecture Biennale

Venice – Yoko Ono in orange, post-Brexit nothing, and Alice in architecture: the Architecture Biennale pavilions explore and draw the boundaries of free space.

Photo Nicolás Esteban Campodonico
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Wienerberger Brick Award 2018 winners show the diverse character of the material

VIENNA – Few structural materials can match the humble brick in its versatility of expression and functionality. Seven projects have emerged as winners of the biannual award.

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Arch Studio gives a literal twist to a traditional Chinese typology

BEIJING – Reinterpretating the siheyuan, Arch Studio uses a meandering walkway to disrupt the hierarchy and formality of the Qing dynasty courtyard house.

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The new generation of hostels is building without barriers

Bayreuth, Germany – The Bayreuth Youth Hostel designed by LAVA redefines the open-plan concept with its barrier-free environment for entertainment, comfort and communication.

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At Frame Lab, OMA’s David Gianotten sets the stage for the architecture of tomorrow

AMSTERDAM – OMA’s managing partner-architect David Gianotten gives a talk on the changing role of architects in sustainable building at Frame Lab.

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The darkest building on earth might just offer the most enlightening experience

Pyeongchang, South Korea – Asif Khan coats Hyundai’s Pavilion for the Winter Olympics in a super black material that absorbs 99% of the light hitting its surface, marking it the …

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Snøhetta marries culture with commerce, tourism and heritage

MUTTRAH, Oman – The Muttrah Fish Market merges past and future to ensure regional context for the Sultanate’s budding tourism industry.

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Zaha Hadid Architects fluidly extends a new identity for Fiera Milano

MILAN – Fluid and organic, the CityLife shopping centre conveys a renewed sense of identity to Milan’s new hub for mixed-use living.