Red lighthouse: East Street Exchange by We Made That
There's now a red glow in Walworth, namely at the East Street library extension, designed by the young architectural practice We Made That and creating new community rooms in the process.
Client: Southwark Council and the Greater London Authority
Architects: We Made That
Location: Walworth, Southwark, London (GB)
Our Favourites: Three striking corrugated iron facades
The facades of the True North residential and work district in Detroit, the outerskin of the Yellow House in Chile and the glowing red shell of a library extension in London.
A Circle of Wagons Clad in Corrugated Metal: True North in Detroit by EC3
The True North project has created a small living and working district near the centre of Detroit. The architects from EC3 have developed a dynamic ensemble of eight Quonset huts that can be used creatively and diversely as a community-based project that will enliven the city.
Location: 4711 16th St, Detroit, MI 48208 (US)