Glenn Murcutt to design sixth MPavilion for Melbourne

February 18, 2019 Amy Frearson 0
Glenn Murcutt

Australian architect Glenn Murcutt has been appointed to design this year’s MPavilion, an annual commission in Melbourne that follows the model of London’s Serpentine Pavilion. Murcutt, 82, will become the sixth designer of the temporary pavilion, which is installed every summer in Queen Victoria Gardens. One of Australia’s best-known architects and a Pritzker Prize winner, he

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Biggest challenge of relocating Swedish town Kiruna is “moving the minds of citizens”

February 18, 2019 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Kiruna climate change

Human impact on the planet is forcing Sweden to relocate the town of Kiruna. The urban planners and architects behind the project say the biggest challenge isn’t moving the buildings, it’s bringing the community with them. Sweden’s northernmost town and its 18,000 inhabitants are moving two miles east, to prevent being slowly being swallowed by an underground mine.

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Atelier Janda Vanderghote turns historic Ghent house into modern B&B

February 18, 2019 Anna Winston 0
Atelier Janda Vanderghote Entrenous hotel

Young Belgian studio Atelier Janda Vanderghote has transformed the interior of one of Ghent’s historic houses with a new concrete frame and brilliant blue furniture. Located near Ghent’s Citadelpark, B&B Entrenous was designed by Atelier Janda Vanderghote for a family who wanted to create a unique private residence and a three-bedroom guest house. The area is

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