Articles tagged Institution

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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.

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How do you upcycle a government building into a hip theatre? Leave it as is

Barcelona – The renovation of a government building in Barcelona, made by Flores and Prats, consisted in leaving untouched the existing walls and other materials.

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A new mosque in Australia shows Islamic architecture going beautifully brutalist

Sydney – The Australian mosque, designed by Candalepas Associates, uses angles and curves in concrete to choreograph light.

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Want to keep kids away from digital devices? Bring them to this Aussie playground

Sydney – Frost*collective and Pal Design Group cleverly used the neutral palette of the Scandinavian style for the Nubo playground in Sydney.

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In this Chicago hospital, a colour per floor stimulates different kinds of patients

Chicago – Designed by HDR, Gensler, Clive Wilkinson Architects and EGG Office, the Shirley and Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago uses the chromotherapy effectively.