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A Philharmonic Hall Glows in Poland

A Philharmonic Hall Glows in Poland

Barcelona studio Barozzi Veiga erects an illuminated beacon for classical concert performances in the town of Szczecin.

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9 days ago

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10 Projects We’re Following in 2015

10 Projects We’re Following in 2015

Zaha Hadid’s crystalline addition in Antwerp, Julien De Smedt’s artificial mountain range in Shenzhen, Michael Maltzan’s stark-white performing arts centre in San Francisco – these upcoming architecture projects and others explode old typologies and advance the state of the art.

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23 days ago

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A New Take on Baroque by Makkink & Bey

A New Take on Baroque by Makkink & Bey

The Dutch duo breathe new life into an old theatre with a single gesture: vibrant new flooring motifs.

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23 days ago

Section: Interiors

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2014 in Review: Top 10 Big Projects

2014 in Review: Top 10 Big Projects

From a glass distillery in London (by the always-inventive Thomas Heatherwick) to Jean Nouvel’s skyscraper in Sydney (draped entirely in greenery), here are 10 of the most mind-bendingly ambitious buildings completed this year.

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December 24, 2014

Section: Architecture

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Norway Invites the World to the Salt Festival

Norway Invites the World to the Salt Festival

For the year-long multimedia arts festival, Rintala Eggertsson Architects devised three A-frame structures to house performances, exhibits and a sauna.

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December 23, 2014

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The Cooper Hewitt Gets Interactive

The Cooper Hewitt Gets Interactive

Tomorrow, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, in New York will welcome visitors for the first time in three years. Its subtle interior redesign plays up its new interactive exhibitions and opens up lots more floor space to fully immerse visitors in design.

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December 11, 2014

Section: Interiors

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The Selfie As Monumental Art Project

The Selfie As Monumental Art Project

French street artist JR captured hundreds of faces for an installation that carpeted the Panthéon in Paris.

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December 5, 2014

Section: Curiosity

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Montreal’s Dramatic New Library

Montreal’s Dramatic New Library

With a bold roofline that slices through the interior, the Bibliothèque du Boisé, situated just outside the city core, establishes a modern landmark that merges indoors and out.

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November 18, 2014

Section: Architecture

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Path of Berlin Wall Recreated in Glowing Orbs

Path of Berlin Wall Recreated in Glowing Orbs

Thousands of illuminated balloons retraced the former path of the Berlin Wall to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the day the wall came down.

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November 10, 2014

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A Low-Profile Floating Bridge in the Netherlands

A Low-Profile Floating Bridge in the Netherlands

Ro&Ad Architecten’s low-lying structure unobtrusively ushers pedestrians across an ancient moat, following an old path taken by rowboats to an 18th century fortress.

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November 7, 2014

Section: Curiosity

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