Articles tagged Culture Centre

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.

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Cultuurhuis De Klinker by Atelier PRO provides a variety of activities to make the community feel involved.
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Atelier PRO defines a cultural hub to unite a community through architecture

WINSCHOTEN – Marrying a medley of functions for the greater good of the community, Cultuurhuis De Klinker provides the ideal space for people to come together.

Anodised aluminium sunshades mounted on a chassis envelope the building’s cross-braced concrete beam structure.
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Périphériques wraps library façade with undulating lines

ST PAUL – A media library designed by Périphériques articulates the beginning of an urban renewal for a commune on the island of La Reunion.

The Finns’ building techniques, crafts, history, traditions and folklore permeate the Torsby Finnskogscentrum.
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Torsby Finnskogscentrum by Bornstein Lyckefors

TORSBY – Nestled in a Swedish forest, an old school now houses the new museum completed by Bornstein Lyckefors that is dedicated to a local tradition.

‘I finally just resolved to stick another piece of architecture next to the first.’
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La Comédie de Béthune by Manuelle Gautrand Architecture

BÉTHUNE – Manuelle Gautrand completes drama centre over twenty years in the making with an extension housing rehearsal and administrative spaces.

The new cultural centre consolidates a public library and a school of music and dance.
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Cultural Centre in Saint-Germain-lès-Arpajon by Ateliers O-S

PARIS – A Parisian suburb features a new, elevated cultural centre.

The ridges of the ribbon's surface transition smoothly into brise-soleil toward the roof, converging over the main convention hall.
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Shizimen Central Business District by 10 Design

ZHUHAI – The first of several multi-purpose complexes commissioned to 10 Design by burgeoning Chinese municipalities opens in Zhuhai.

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The building’s concave outer walls embrace its interior and define three distinct exterior spaces for gathering and circulation.
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Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership by Studio Gang

KALAMAZOO – Kalamazoo College worked in collaboration with Chicago-based architects Studio Gang to provide a space for the community to engage in open discussion of social justice issues.

Väven occupies a waterfront block and another lying just to the north, creating a link between the existing street grid and the redeveloped river walk.
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Väven by Snøhetta and White Arkitekter

UMEÅ – The designers named the complex Väven after the Swedish word meaning ‘weave’, a fitting metaphor for the confluence of so many distinct programs under one roof.

The main feature of the new structure is its laminated-wood canopy.
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Festival Hall by Ackermann + Raff

NECKARTAILFINGEN – The new village festival hall in Neckartailfingen redirects public life towards the riverfront.

Architects extended and unified a community centre outside of Tolouse.
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Espace Monestié by PPA

TOULOUSE – When a community centre needed a radical overhaul, the architects wrapped in up in a silvery skin and gave it a new heart.