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RIBA Stirling Prize cancelled due to coronavirus

September 30, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
RIBA Stirling Prize cancelled due to coronavirus

This year’s Stirling Prize has been cancelled for the first time since it was created in 1996 due to “ongoing public health concerns” over in-person judging due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that the Stirling Prize, which is the UK’s highest architecture award, will not be awarded as all

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RIBA Stirling Prize cancelled due to coronavirus

September 30, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
RIBA Stirling Prize cancelled due to coronavirus

This year’s Stirling Prize has been cancelled for the first time since it was created in 1996 due to “ongoing public health concerns” over in-person judging due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that the Stirling Prize, which is the UK’s highest architecture award, will not be awarded as all

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Rever & Drage marks Norwegian Scenic Routes stop with triangular toilet

September 30, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Farstadsanden beach toilet by Rever & Drage

Rever & Drage has created a triangular, aluminium toilet near the Farstadsanden beach on the east coast of Norway on one of the country’s national scenic tourist routes. The toilet, along with spaces for 150 cars and a fence that restricts access to neighbouring fields, was built on one of the Norwegian Scenic Routes to serve the local

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Rever & Drage marks Norwegian Scenic Routes stop with triangular toilet

September 30, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Farstadsanden beach toilet by Rever & Drage

Rever & Drage has created a triangular, aluminium toilet near the Farstadsanden beach on the east coast of Norway on one of the country’s national scenic tourist routes. The toilet, along with spaces for 150 cars and a fence that restricts access to neighbouring fields, was built on one of the Norwegian Scenic Routes to serve the local

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Shape Architecture tops non-denominational centre for remembrance with angular tower

September 28, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
South Haven Centre for Remembrance by Shape Architecture

Vancouver-based Shape Architecture has unveiled the charred-wood South Haven Centre for Remembrance within a municipal cemetery on the outskirts of the city of Edmonton, Canada. Built to serve a non-denominational cemetery, Shape Architecture aimed to create a building that was sensitive to its site and conveyed a sense of remembrance without making strong references to religion. “Given

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SpaceContinuum Design Studio turns Sharjah’s brutalist Flying Saucer into arts centre

September 28, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Brutalist Flying Saucer in Sharjah by SpaceContinuum Design Studio for Sharjah Art Foundation

UAE-based SpaceContinuum Design Studio has collaborated with the Sharjah Art Foundation to turn a 1970s brutalist restaurant into an arts centre in Sharjah. Originally opened in 1978 as a French restaurant and patisserie, the Flying Saucer has been renovated to become an exhibition venue for the Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF), which is a pertner of both

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Toshiko Mori Architect tops circular school in Senegal with thatch roof

September 28, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Circular school in Senegal by Toshiko Mori Architect 

New York-based Toshiko Mori Architect has created a circular building topped with a thatch roof for the Fass School and Teachers Residence in the rural village of Fass in eastern Senegal. Created in collaboration with the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and Le Korsa not-for-profit organisations, the school was designed by Toshiko Mori Architect for 300 students aged from five

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Rattan yoga pods create “space of captivating calmness” for studio in Bangkok

September 27, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Vikasa yoga studio in Bangkok by Enter Projects Asia

Thai architecture studio Enter Projects Asia has used rattan to enclose a series of studios for yoga brand Vikasa at its headquarters in Bangkok. Enter Projects Asia used rattan – a type of climbing plant with a flexible woody stem – as the main material to break up a 450-square-metre space in a triangular-shaped block in downtown Bangkok into

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Zaha Hadid Architects reveals design for skyscraper on world’s most expensive site

September 26, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Zaha Hadid Architects Hong Kong skyscraper at 2 Murray Road

UK architecture studio Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled its design for a sinuous, glass, 36-storey skyscraper, which will be built in Hong Kong at 2 Murray Road on what is reportedly the world’s most expensive plot. The 36-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong’s central business district will be built alongside the Bank of China Tower by IM Pei, and in close proximity

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Adjaye Associates unveils “romantic and porous” Princeton University Art Museum

September 24, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Princeton University Art Museum expansion Adjaye Associates

Architecture studio Adjaye Associates has revealed its design for a new art gallery at Princeton University that will have numerous entrances to connect it to the campus. Adjaye Associates, working with Cooper Robertson as executive architect, has designed a series of pavilions wrapped in bands of alternating rough and polished stone for the art gallery. The new building will replace

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