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Buildings

Architecture | News | Magazine 1+2/2015

Radical makeover: Town hall transformation by Atelier Kempe Thill

Budget constraints meant that very little could be done to change the building's fairly unconvincing shape.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 1+2/2015

White on white: Microarchitecture in London

A glass cube projecting from the ground floor of a white London house is so inconspicuous it can only be made out at second glance.

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Architecture | News | Magazine 11/2014

Complex structure: Long Museum in Shanghai

The new Long Museum in Shanghai is an exercise in restraint. Its purist yet sophisticated atmosphere creates a quiet bridge between architecture and art.

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Stairplay: House in Japan

House S, designed by Japanese architect Yuusuke Karasawa, plays with stairways, levels and perspectives.

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Variety above all: National Austrian Prize for Architecture and Sustainability

The jury’s discussions were dominated by a new building which some say will revolutionize ecological architecture, but which ultimately was not honoured with any prize.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 1+2/2015

Glass meets wood: Residential building in Sweden

An unusually open residential building with a fully glazed ground floor has come about in a design by the architects Jonas Elding and Johan Oscarson for a plot on the west coast of Sweden.

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Raise the curtain! New university by Morger + Dettli

In the middle of a unified ensemble of storage halls, the University of Design and Art (HGK) in Basel now sets a new urban-planning accent.

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Digital façade design: Rebuild of a half-timbered house in Frankfurt

As the building’s poor condition made refurbishment impossible, the client decided in favour of a new structure.

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Crystal and cloud: Musée des Confluences by Coop Himmelb(l)au

On 20 December 2014, the futuristic Musée des Confluences opened in the French city of Lyon.

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Architecture | News | Magazine 12/2014

DIY kitchen: Urban gardening project in Berlin

This unusual building, with its wooden shell made of Euro-pallets, arises among colourful flowers and vegetable patches.

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