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A Stunningly Minimal Gallery in Beijing

A Stunningly Minimal Gallery in Beijing

Local firm Arch Studio has converted a traditional Chinese house into the Rongbaozhai Western Art Gallery, by deploying screens at every turn to organize space while maintaining a sense of zen-like simplicity.

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January 7, 2016

Section: Interiors

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The New Life of Hotel Adriatic in Croatia

The New Life of Hotel Adriatic in Croatia

Architecture firm 3LHD restores Hotel Adriatic in Rovinj, Croatia, to its former glory with classic furniture and contemporary art.

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December 28, 2015

Section: Interiors

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The 10 Best Cultural Buildings of 2015

The 10 Best Cultural Buildings of 2015

Museums, galleries and other cultural buildings seem to bring out the best in ambitious architects. Here are 10 of the best of the year, from Renzo Piano’s Whitney in New York to Patterson Associates’ Len Lye Centre in New Plymouth, New Zealand.

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December 26, 2015

Section: Architecture

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The 10 Best Buildings of 2015

The 10 Best Buildings of 2015

From Heatherwick Studio’s campus hub shaped like a stack of dim sum baskets to Herzog & deMeuron’s all-white soccer stadium in Bordeaux, it’s been a good year for every building typology. Here are our top 10 buildings of 2015.

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December 26, 2015

Section: Architecture

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A Steel Maze Navigates Belgium’s Coal Mining Past

A Steel Maze Navigates Belgium’s Coal Mining Past

Labyrint, a giant steel maze by architects Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh, helps refuel a former industrial ruin in Genk.

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December 9, 2015

Section: Curiosity

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Take a Book, Leave a Book at the Story Pod Library

Take a Book, Leave a Book at the Story Pod Library

AKB’s elegantly resolved Story Pod in Newmarket, Ontario, strikes a chord with readers.

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December 2, 2015

Section: Architecture

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Architect Profile: Assemble

Architect Profile: Assemble

Britain’s hottest architecture collective, Assemble is all about team­work, public and volunteer collaborations, and making the most of tiny budgets.

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November 20, 2015

Section: Architecture

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A Dynamic Theatre Lights Up a Small Quebec Town

A Dynamic Theatre Lights Up a Small Quebec Town

L’Espace Théâtre, a versatile new venue in Mont-Laurier designed by FABG, tips its hat to the local forestry industry with a bold canopy supported by robust wood beams.

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November 13, 2015

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A Humane Home for Elephants at Zoo Zurich

A Humane Home for Elephants at Zoo Zurich

Designed by Markus Schietsch, this wildlife enclosure in the Swiss city reveals our changing attitudes toward animal well-being.

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November 4, 2015

Section: Architecture

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro Tours Us Through The Broad

Diller Scofidio + Renfro Tours Us Through The Broad

The New York firm’s honeycomb-veiled art museum in Los Angeles, which displays the collection of Eli and Edythe Broad, holds its own among formidable neighbours.

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November 2, 2015

Section: Architecture

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