The WilkinsonEyre architectural practice signed the renovation project of the Weston Library; the original building was designed by Giles Gilbert Scott in 1930 and is part of the Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford, one of the most ancient public libraries in the world.
The project for the Blavatnik School of Government, by architects Herzog & de Meuron, creates a new landmark for the Oxford university buildings, and was one of the six finalists of the RIBA Stirling Prize 2016.
An art gallery or a library? A housing complex or a private home? A university campus or a school for civil servants? Who will win the 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize? The winner will not be announced until October 6, but let’s take a look at some of the projects shortlisted for the prestigious prize that have been covered in Floornature.
A year after the premature death of Zaha Hadid on March 31, 2016, here is a quick overview of a number of projects by one of the most controversial figures in contemporary architecture. The first woman to receive the Pritzker Prize and the RIBA Royal Gold Medal, her legacy for future generations was buildings of sculptural beauty that people either love or hate.
The tenth edition of the Dedalo Minosse International Award for Architecture Clients has ended and the prize giving ceremony took place on the 23rd June in a space that is a symbol of Italian architectural history: the Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza, designed by Andrea Palladio.
Niall McLaughlin Architects studio designed a new structure for the Worcester College, a garden provided with a theatre, learning spaces and a dance studio. For this project, the architects took in great account the design of Freespaces, i.e. the open spaces among the different structures of the Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre.
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