Articles tagged Public

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Fact: The best public library in the world is in the Netherlands

Den Helder, Netherlands – School 7 in Den Helder was proclaimed Public Library of the Year 2018 at the IFLA congress. Why? Two words: Social sustainability.

CHUM by Neuf Architectes and Cannon Design. Photo Adrien Williams
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A new Montreal super-hospital saves the day

MONTREAL – After nearly a decade of work on the project, Montreal hosts a new super-hospital designed by Cannon Design and NEUF architectes.

Dutch Design Week
Dutch Design Week
Axel Towers by Landgaard & Tranberg. Photo Jens Lindhe
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Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects fuses towers and functions together

COPENHAGEN – Five circular towers have been fused together to form a complex of offices, retail and parking in the centre of the Danish capital.

Pavilion of Reflections by Tom Emerson's ETH students. Photo Studio Tom Emerson
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Mark A-to-Z: P is for Pavilion

Intricate temporary structures designed by students to practical extensions produced by starchitects, pavilions never cease to impress us with the broad spectrum of what makes architecture.

Alliance-1892 Brandy Distillery Museum & Warehouse by Totement/Paper. Photos Gleb Leonov
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Totement/Paper communicates a partnership of dancing forms

CHERNYAKHOVSK – The warehouse of a brandy distillery is able to accommodate meetings and receptions, as well as incorporating a small museum, tasting room and viewing platform.

OAMTC Headquarters by & Traupmann Architektur. Photos Roland Halbe
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Pichler & Traupmann's glass ring is a sculptural icon amongst the ordinary

VIENNA – Far from the traditional, baroque opulence of the historical city centre, the ÖAMTC headquarters has landed like a UFO on the outskirts of the Austrian capital.

Keukenhof by Mecanoo. Photos courtesy of the architect
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Mecanoo frames the Dutch skies with timber triangles

LISSE – Keukenhof is one of the largest flower gardens in the world. In time for this year's opening, a gatehouse was realised to give the attraction a proper entrance.

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Float around inside Studio Fuksas’ the Cloud

ROME – The Rome Convention Centre and hotel, which opened to the public at the end of October 2016, now invites you to a 360-degrees experience of the interior.

Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
School Campus Peer by Bekkering Adams. Photos Scagliola Brakkee
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Bekkering Adams' school campus unifies the community

PEER – The Scholen van Morgen (Schools of Tomorrow) initiative, laid out by the Flemish government in 2006, continues to develop with the third largest of the 250 school projects.

Experimentarium by CEBRA. Photos Adam Mørk
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CEBRA’s lavish copper staircase is a beacon for sparking curiosity

HELLERUP – An intervention of Experimentarium in Denmark has doubled the size of the science museum, changing the design from an introverted building to an engaging attraction.

Media Library [Third-Place] by Dominique Coulon et Associés. Photos Eugeni Pons
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A collection of bubbles gives Dominique Coulon & Associés free movement

THIONVILLE – With a fluid façade wrapping around the building like an unfurling ribbon, Media Library [Third-Place] has recently opened in the north east of France.

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Travel through Passage/s of time, space and memory

LONDON – The ethereal architectural works of Do Ho Suh replicate the gossamer fragility of life and memory in Passage/s, his first exhibition at Victoria Miro.