Articles tagged Institution

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London’s Cartoon Museum makes visitors part of a graphic spatial storyline

London – Sam Jacob Studio developed an amusing, clever new space for London’s Cartoon Museum – one that makes each visitor a protagonist in a real-life cartoon.

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This Moscow school shows the design of mindful learning spaces can fuel a chain reaction

Moscow – Upon the completion of its renovation, the Russian capital’s School 57 triggered other institutions to think about how to give their students better learning environments.

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Want to teach children love and kindness? Bring them to this Californian museum

Santa Monica, United States – Designed by OfficeUntitled at the Santa Monica Place centre, Cayton Children’s Museum teaches little ones ages 0-10 how to be upstanding future adults.

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A Japanese architect created an indoor park for children with disabilities

Kyoto – Satoshi Takijiri’s Yojo Park, located in Kyoto, is an ‘indoors forest’ that allows children on wheelchairs to feel the freedom of the playground.

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You might want to move your wedding ceremony to this insane Japanese chapel

Himeji, Japan – KTX Archilab designed a cloud-like wedding chapel in Himeji – and its white, curved structures definitely make it look like it came from somewhere out of this world.

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A renovated Montessori school in Amsterdam creates spaces for interaction

Amsterdam – Heren 5 Architecten revives a building’s intended light and space for students and teachers at De Scholekster Montessori school.

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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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Brooks + Scarpa carved a canyon under a museum building in Utah

Cedar City, United States – The Southerner Utah Museum of Art designed by Brooks + Scarpa in Cedar City, Utah, is a great example of sustainability and preservation.

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In the south of Spain, Islamic architecture makes a modern reappearance – in a hospital

Córdoba, Spain – In Córdoba, one of the historical seats of Islamic Iberia, a new hospital by Enero Arquitectura boldly references the city’s Moorish heritage. 

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Why Europe’s newest football stadium looked to the high street to ensure success

London – Designed by Jump Studios, Tottenham Hotspur’s new home aims to balance the needs of diehard supporters with an incoming generation of more casual fans.

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Stressed Chinese millennials are turning to traditional clinics – with a twist

Chengdu – In Chengdu, a Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic created by FAN Art and Design shows how a smart visual strategy can help attract millennials to the millenary.

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What can museums learn from this sun-powered building by Calatrava?

Rio de Janeiro – The scientific Museu do Amanhã, also known as Museum of Tomorrow, designed by Calatrava in Rio is a great example of sustainability for big institutions.