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Looking for a fine drink in Antwerp? Try the church

Antwerp – In a city that prides itself on being atypical, one could expect to see things like a beer bar inside a cathedral. That's where De Plek comes in.

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Your idea of a minimalist hair salon gets a trim

Kyoto – For a hair salon in Kyoto, designer duo Sides Core stripped down the space to put the focus back on the flow between the stylist’s hand and the client’s head.

Leaderboard: London Design Week
Leaderboard: London Design Week
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The sensitive revitalization of an industrial building uncovers a new surface treatment

Shangwei – Studio 10 transformed the crumbling bones of an electronics factory into a temporary event hub that will later serve as an educational facility. 

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The Fantoni Campus recalibrates to embrace change

Osoppo, Italy – The Fantoni campus has been prepared to flex since 1972 thanks to Valle Architecti Associati. 

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A youth project helped LGA Architects understand the value of privacy

Toronto – Jury Prize Winner of the Social Award at last year’s Frame Awards, Eva’s Phoenix is transitional housing for at-risk and homeless youth that provides residents with a …

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What lies under Amazon’s headquarters? Some wonders of nature

Seattle – Graham Baba Architects set out to give life to a dark, imposing space by creating a technical and organic design for Amazon’s Understory.

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What is the new popular? A Barcelona bar has an answer

Barcelona – Don’t be fooled by the cork that it’s got: this is still your bar from the block. Or at least it is for this generation of Barcelona bargoers.

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Rising to the challenge of intervening a Niemeyer building in São Paulo

São Paulo – For the thorough intervention that lead to the Vista restaurant, Brazilian design studio Prototyp& faced low ceilings and an (understandably) untouchable …

Leaderboard: London Design Week
Leaderboard: London Design Week
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A co-working space in the Silicon Bayou feeds on the spirit to rebuild

New Orleans – New Orleans’ The Shop is a co-working location that has been designed to create a positive space for the growing start-up community in the Silicon Bayou.

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Kengo Kuma provides a sensorial experience in the age of e-commerce

Milan – When a heritage company like Valextra evolves, its stores evolve as well. Case in point: the tactile Kengo Kuma installation at the flagship Milan shop.

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How Snarkitecture breaks theoretical rules with art and design

Washington DC – Snarkitecture creates a series of unexpected experiences in its Fun House exhibition at the National Building Museum.

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Abruzzo Bodziak turns pages (and whole walls) in an homage to architecture books

New York City – What are the most important books in a selection put together by Storefront for Art and Architecture for their newest exhibition? The ones that history missed.