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Melbourne – Using (shock!) inexpensive cardboard tubes, Branch Studio Architects managed to create an elegant and humane update for a secondary school in Australia.
Tilburg, the Netherlands – Mecanoo set out to turn a former train hall into a massive library. Instead, by giving its users ownership of flexible spaces, it became something larger.
Stockholm – Architect Måns Tham maximised the sleeping and leisure space in a 100 sq-m Stockholm apartment by creating a series of nooks and niches.
Aoyagi, Japan – Country Market, a project by architect Ryusuke Nanki, applied the mish-mash yobitsugi technique to a former residence in Yamagata.
Bogotá – Weather in Bogotá is unpredictable, but this hospitality project by Studio Cadena makes sure everyone can eat al fresco, no matter the whims of the day.
Caracas – The Parasite Project, a renovation by Atelier Caracas, turns the building’s previously decorative finishes into structural pieces – and much more.
Tokyo – The ceiling of the House of Wind and Light, a renovated apartment by Office Shogo Onodera, bears the tracks of its former layout.
Eindhoven – The Van Berlo Design Agency makes its home inside the Innovation Powerhouse, a new office building born out of the skeleton of a Philips power plant.
Bogotá – The new VIP lounges for flag carrier Avianca, conceived by Barcelona-based Francesc Rifé Studio, reflect Colombia’s growing emotional and economic connection to …
Seoul – Daniel Valle Architects brought a typical 90s dwelling straight into the present with a process that mirrored the history of the neighbourhood.
London – With the help of some rather light materials, Craftworks turned the heavy ruins of a forsaken chapel into a bright four-bedroom home.
Rotterdam, Netherlands – Studio Tomorrow and Jochem Groenland merge historical character with modern forms for the workspace of financial technology company Bridgevest.
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