Articles tagged Culture Centre

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Architects usher an Enlightenment-era cultural venue into modern-day Amsterdam

Amsterdam – Studio i29 and Math Architecten refurbish Amsterdam’s Felix Meritis institution, built in 1788, combining preservation with contemporary updates.

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This space makes the cultural programming of a Milanese exhibition venue possible

Milan – Spazio Maiocchi’s Gonzalez Haase AAS-designed display platform Artifact proposes ‘a new and more dynamic role for today’s cultural institutions’.

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Half basketball court, half retail space, how Unknwn’s Miami post builds community

Miami – Fashion brand Unknwn – founded by LeBron James, Jaron Kanfer and Frankie Walker – sets out to become a staple of Miami’s art and design scene with its second store.

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This Chinese museum architecturally connects to the surrounding landscape

Changzhou – The amorphous shape of a lakeside urban institution in Changzhou is inspired by an historic musical instrument.

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Why an advertising agency chooses to marry culture, community and industry

Pantin, France – Magasins Généraux, the cultural hub of Parisian advertising agency BETC, is a prime example of the porous office.

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A spatial intervention turns a Valencia convent into a cultural centre

Valencia – Francesc Rifé treads lightly to reframe Valencia's former San José convent in a new light.

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What do Marie Kondo and a pair of Chinese architects have in common?

Beijing – BANDe Architects' GreenMonster Lab is a multifunctional cultural space that aims to give urbanites a rest from the stresses of life in central Beijing.

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Want less work and more live and play? Cultural centres may offer your best respite

Xi’an, China – The Qujiang Cultural Centre, a new institutional space in Xi’an, wants to address a work-life balance for its creative (millennial) visitors.

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An Islamic cultural centre shows the younger face of the Muslim community in Europe

Odivelas, Portugal – In Portugal, Estudio Amatam delivered an unexpected proposal for an Islamic institution – at the request of a younger generation of Muslim European clients. 

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Books? Nah...this Canadian library has 3D printers, guitars and robot building kits instead

Cambridge, Ontario, Canada – The Toronto-based architectural studio RDHA turned an old post office into a cultural centre designated entirely for makerspaces.

Conservatoire by Jakob+MacFarlane. Photo Judith Bormand.
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Jakob+MacFarlane coordinates a love triangle between dance, music and architecture

NOISY-LE-SEC – The Conservatoire, in the vicinity of the media centre and the theatre, opens up to the city centre and starts a dialogue about the cultural future of the area.

Naiipa Art Complex by Stu/D/O. Photo Pirak Anurakyawachon
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Stu/D/O hides the architecture in plain sight

BANGKOK – On one of the main business streets of Bangkok, comes a mixed-use art complex playing hide and seek with the trees.