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Five key projects by emerging Spanish studio Bonell+Dòriga

October 18, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
Ingolstadt by Bonell+Dòriga

Here’s a look at five significant projects by Spanish studio Bonell+Dòriga, which has won the Début Award for young architects at the Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2019. Architecture duo Laura Bonell (1987) and Daniel López-Dòriga (1987) set up their Barcelona studio Bonell+Dòriga in 2014. The practice’s portfolio includes adaptive reuse and residential projects, including the overhaul

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Mikhail Riches will “aim for zero carbon” in all projects after Stirling Prize win

October 18, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
Mikhail Riches zero carbon

Stirling Prize-winner Mikhail Riches will only work on zero-carbon projects from now on, the studio told Dezeen. Co-founder Annalie Riches said the practice was committed to improving the environmental performance of its projects, after winning the UK’s top architecture prize for the low-energy Goldsmith Street development. “As a practice, we don’t want to do anything

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MVRDV imagines restoring The Hague’s historic canal network

October 17, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
Visuals of The Hague's 17th century canals reopened by MVRDV

MVRDV has revealed visuals of The Hague with its 17th-century canals reopened and refilled to demonstrate how their restoration could help revive the city’s centre. Developed in collaboration with local neighbourhood organisations, MVRDV’s vision imagines the Dutch city’s historic canals, which once ran through its centre, restored as waterways for swimming, canoeing, pleasure boats, and

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Atelier Liu Yuyang reuses old farmhouses to create boutique hotel in rural China

October 14, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
XY Yunlu Hotel by Atelier Liu Yuyang

A mountainous river valley forms the backdrop to the XY Yunlu Hotel, which Atelier Liu Yuyang has built within a series of renovated farmhouses in Guangxi, China. Shanghai studio Atelier Liu Yuyang overhauled the five disused buildings to create 23 guest rooms for the boutique hotel, which is located within a village in the Li

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Stefano Boeri designs elevated walkway to be built under Renzo Piano Genoa bridge

October 10, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
Polcevera Park and The Red Circle masterplan for Genoa by Stefano Boeri Architetti with Metrogramma Milano and Inside Outside

Stefano Boeri has unveiled the design of a circular elevated walkway that will be built below Renzo Piano’s replacement for the collapsed Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy. Developed by his eponymous studio Stefano Boeri Architetti, working with Metrogramma and Inside Outside, the walkway forms part of the Polcevera Park and The Red Circle masterplan, which has been designed to

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Architects celebrate Goldsmith Street’s “game changing” Stirling Prize win

October 9, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
Goldsmith Street social housing by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley in Norwich

Architects, critics and politicians are taking to twitter to celebrate Goldsmith Street becoming the first ever social housing scheme to win the RIBA Stirling Prize. Mikhail Riches and Cathy Hawly’s high-density Passivhaus scheme was awarded the UK’s biggest architecture award last night, becoming the first social housing scheme to win the award. It has been widely

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Shipwreck tower set to become Czech Republic’s tallest building

October 9, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
Top Tower by Black n' Arch and David Černý in Prague

A red shipwreck crashes into this high-rise, which Black n’ Arch and sculptor David Černý have designed for developer Trigema on the outskirts of Prague. The shipwreck will envelop the 135-metre-high building, named Top Tower, which is expected to become the tallest building in Czech Republic and contain a mix of housing and office spaces. Its

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Mikhail Riches’ Goldsmith Street social housing wins Stirling Prize 2019

October 8, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
Goldsmith Street social housing by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley in Norwich

The Passivhaus and high-density Goldsmith Street social housing scheme designed by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley has been awarded the RIBA Stirling Prize 2019. London studio Mikhail Riches, led by architects David Mikhail and Annalie Riches, has won the biggest prize in UK architecture for the residential scheme in Norwich. Goldsmith Street, which has provided

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Mikhail Riches’ Goldsmith Street social housing wins Stirling Prize 2019

October 8, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
Goldsmith Street social housing by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley in Norwich

The Passivhaus and high-density Goldsmith Street social housing scheme designed by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley has been awarded the RIBA Stirling Prize 2019. London studio Mikhail Riches, led by architects David Mikhail and Annalie Riches, has won the biggest prize in UK architecture for the residential scheme in Norwich. Goldsmith Street, which has provided

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BIG opens Copenhill power plant topped with rooftop ski slope in Copenhagen

October 8, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
Copenhill waste-to-energy plant and ski slope by BIG in Copenhagen, Denmark

BIG has completed the “cleanest waste-to-energy power plant in the world” in Copenhagen, Denmark, which is topped by an artificial ski slope that is open all year round. CopenHill, also known as Amager Bakke, is a power plant located on an industrial waterfront that is capable of converting 440,000 tons of waste into clean energy

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