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Traditional Forms Inspired This Modern House in Slovenia

Traditional Forms Inspired This Modern House in Slovenia

A house in Slovenia, by Dekleva Gregorič, brings the old-world charm of the hearth to a modern kitchen. In a rural community near Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana, where inland Europe descends toward…

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3 hours ago

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Is This the End of Starchitecture?

Is This the End of Starchitecture?

Since Bilbao, cultural mega-projects have spurred on development like never before. But the formula is also creating cities that are segregated and economically polarized. Is this the end of starchitecture? Nicholas Hune-Brown weighs in.

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3 days ago

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A Zeppelin-like Structure by Hut Arkitektury Lands Atop an Arts Centre in Prague

A Zeppelin-like Structure by Hut Arkitektury Lands Atop an Arts Centre in Prague

For a minimalist arts centre in Prague, local firm Hut Arkitektury suspends a wood-slat addition that nods to aircrafts from the past. On the west side of the DOX Centre for Contemporary…

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7 days ago

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Community Centre in China Brings Private Neighbourhoods Together

Community Centre in China Brings Private Neighbourhoods Together

With this community centre in China, Scenic Architecture Office has devised a serene public amenity whose architecture and programming encourages openness and interaction in a district dominated by private neighbourhoods.

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14 days ago

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Nature Concert Hall Pavilion is a Frame for Multimedia Performances

Nature Concert Hall Pavilion is a Frame for Multimedia Performances

The Nature Concert Hall Pavilion 2017, by Latvian architect Diszis Jaunzems, is an earth-inspired venue for ambient outdoor performances.

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20 days ago

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A New Exit for the Paris Catacombs by Yoonseux Architects

A New Exit for the Paris Catacombs by Yoonseux Architects

A new exit for the Paris Catacombs, designed by local firm Yoonseux Architects, uses a softly lit outdoor enclosure to ease the transition from the dark tunnels to the city streets.

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24 days ago

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Montreal Hosts an Olafur Eliasson Retrospective

Montreal Hosts an Olafur Eliasson Retrospective

Montreal’s Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal plays host to Olafur Eliasson’s first solo exhibition in Canada this summer.

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July 21, 2017

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A Concrete Cube Strikes a Modern Note in Switzerland’s Oldest City

A Concrete Cube Strikes a Modern Note in Switzerland’s Oldest City

A concrete-clad addition to the Bündner Kunstmuseum in Chur, Switzerland, brings a modern intervention to the historic city.

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July 18, 2017

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Canada 150: Canada’s Future Role in Architecture and Design

Canada 150: Canada’s Future Role in Architecture and Design

Instead of looking back, we’re looking forward, by asking architects from Snøhetta, 5468796 architecture, NADAAA and other firms what they think Canada’s role will be in the next 150 years.

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June 29, 2017

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Canada 150: The Integral Role of Indigenous Architects

Canada 150: The Integral Role of Indigenous Architects

A painful history of colonization long kept Indigenous people in Canada from creating their own buildings. Today, Indigenous architects are growing in number – and in influence.

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June 27, 2017

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