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Amsterdam – Studio i29 and Math Architecten refurbish Amsterdam’s Felix Meritis institution, built in 1788, combining preservation with contemporary updates.
Milan – Spazio Maiocchi’s Gonzalez Haase AAS-designed display platform Artifact proposes ‘a new and more dynamic role for today’s cultural institutions’.
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.
Changzhou – The amorphous shape of a lakeside urban institution in Changzhou is inspired by an historic musical instrument.
Pantin, France – Magasins Généraux, the cultural hub of Parisian advertising agency BETC, is a prime example of the porous office.
Valencia – Francesc Rifé treads lightly to reframe Valencia's former San José convent in a new light.
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.
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.
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.
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada – The Toronto-based architectural studio RDHA turned an old post office into a cultural centre designated entirely for makerspaces.
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.
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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