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Fang Ting Bookshop by a9a rchitects

23-09-2022

Fang Ting Bookshop by a9a rchitects

The a9a architects studio has designed the new bookshop of the Chinese Fang Suo bookstore chain in the OCT O'PARK commercial district in Chengdu. The project involved the recovery of a pre-existing building with a rounded triangular shape where natural light becomes the material of the design.

Zaha Hadid Architects Jinghe New City Culture & Art Centre

14-09-2022

Zaha Hadid Architects Jinghe New City Culture & Art Centre

Zaha Hadid Architects has won the design competition for the arts and cultural centre to be built in the Jinghe Bay science and technology innovation district in China's Shaanxi province. The complex, consisting of a series of fluid volumes, planes and surfaces interconnected by courtyards and landscapes, will provide a range of both indoor and outdoor cultural spaces for the community.

Crawshaw Architects: The library, Stanbridge Mill Farm, Dorset

07-09-2022

Crawshaw Architects: The library, Stanbridge Mill Farm, Dorset

At Wimborne Minster, in the former stables of a Georgian farm in England, Aidan Crawshaw has designed a library for a collection of volumes about Palladio’s architecture, where lightweight solid wood arches and columns create a perspective worthy of a Renaissance painting.

OPEN Architecture: Pinghe Bibliotheater in Shanghai

20-07-2022

OPEN Architecture: Pinghe Bibliotheater in Shanghai

As part of the plan for Shanghai’s new Pinghe school district, OPEN Architecture built the Bibliotheater, combining books with the performing arts: a landmark that looks “a bit like a blue whale and a bit like a transatlantic liner” connecting the school with the community.

Coulon + Tavella: Animu Media Library in Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

29-06-2022

Coulon + Tavella: Animu Media Library in Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

In Porto-Vecchio, Corsica, Dominique Coulon and Amelia Tavella’s Animu Media Library is the latest surprising example of the ‘third place’ concept. So as to better integrate into its surroundings, the architecture strives not to impose itself on nature, instead allowing itself to be moulded by the residual spaces left by the thriving plant life.

Hacker’s Ledding Library in Milwaukie

11-03-2022

Hacker’s Ledding Library in Milwaukie

The perfect combination of nature and culture: the new Ledding Library on the outskirts of the town of Milwaukie, Oregon, located between natural wetlands, a city park and the town hall, is a sustainable construction that meets the requirements of the 2030 Challenge and follows the site’s topography to blend into its surroundings.

Adjaye Associates designs new Library and Events Centre in Winter Park, Florida

17-01-2022

Adjaye Associates designs new Library and Events Centre in Winter Park, Florida

On December 10 and 11, 2021, before local authorities and architect David Adjaye, the inauguration of the new library and events centre designed by the Adjaye Associates architecture firm took place. Built in the northwest corner of the Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Florida, the new building is part of a larger revitalisation programme for the park and has been designed to help grow and improve the local community.

House of Wisdom designed by Foster+Partners seen through Shoayb Khattab’s lens

25-10-2021

House of Wisdom designed by Foster+Partners seen through Shoayb Khattab’s lens

House of Wisdom, the large library designed by the Foster + Partners studio - and recalling Mies van der Rohe’s style - in Sharjah, Dubai, was the subject of the photographic project by director and photographer Shoayb Khattab, winning the prestigious Architizer+ 2021 award in the Photography + Video category.

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