Utopia, the Library and Academy of Performing Arts completed recently by KAAN Architecten, redesigns parts of the historic town centre of Aalst, underlining its urban context and incorporating a late nineteenth-century historic building into the new complex.
June 15 saw the inauguration of a new project by David Chipperfield Architects: the headquarters of Amorepacific, an important Korean cosmetics and personal care group. The building is more than just the headquarters of a big company: it also includes public spaces such as a museum, a big auditorium, a library and facilities for children.
20 years after the inauguration of the research room, Bibliothèque nationale de France presents an exhibition telling the complete story of the genesis of an emblematic contemporary architecture project designed by Dominique Perrault.
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