Carmody Groarke completes boat museum on the shore of Windermere


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Carmody Groarke has completed the Windermere Jetty museum in England’s Lake District, which houses a collection of boats in a lake-side cluster of copper-clad buildings. Read more


West-Line Studio creates bamboo-clad gateway to Chinese national park


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Zhuhai National Park Gateway in Guizhou, China, by West-Line Studio


A zigzag elevated walkway and a pavilion wrapped in bamboo  by West-Line Studio in the province of Guizhou, China, has been revealed in new photos. Read more


Mobile Offices designs Brutalist concrete architecture school in India


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School of Planning and Architecture Vijayawada, designed by Mobile Offices


Floating staircases connect teaching spaces in the Brutalist-style monolithic concrete School of Planning and Architecture Vijayawada by Mobile Offices in India. Read more


Vine Architecture Studio brightens up Mile End Road home with yellow staircase and skylights


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Mile End Road by Vine architecture studio


Vine Architecture Studio has refurbished a rooftop apartment in east London, with features including a yellow spiral staircase and generous rooflights that fill the interior with daylight. Read more


Lumen Museum of Mountain Photography perches on a mountainside in the Italian Dolomites


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Lumen Museum of Mountain Photography by Gerhard Mahlknecht of EM2


A funicular station on a mountain in Italy has been converted into a museum with an adjoining restaurant that balances on stilts by Gerhard Mahlknecht of EM2. Read more


Nomo Studio designs concrete house on Menorca to frame sea views


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Frame House by Nomo Studio in Menorca


Large openings all along the front of the concrete facade of Frame House on the Spanish island of Menorca frame expansive views towards the sea.
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Projecting windows “distort the facades” of Portuguese care home


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Elderly Care Centre by Nuno Piedade Alexandre


Nuno Piedade Alexandre has completed a black extension to an elderly care centre in the Portuguese municipality of Ponte de Sor, which is covered with protruding windows. Read more


Gus Wüstemann creates affordable apartment block almost entirely from concrete


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Gus Wüstemann affordable concrete housing in Zurich


Concrete-lined living spaces extend out onto angular balconies at this low-cost housing block in Zurich, designed by locally based studio Gus Wüstemann. Read more


Muzeum Susch in the Swiss Alps has galleries excavated from mountainside


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Muzeum Susch by Chasper Schmidlin and Lukas Voellmy


Chasper Schmidlin and Lukas Voellmy have excavated into a mountain, and restored a 12th-century monastery in the Swiss Alpine town of Susch, to create an art museum. Read more


Timber church with angular roofs designed to evoke its historic predecessor


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Våler kirke by Espen Surnevik


Espen Surnevik‘s replacement for a 19th-century church lost to a fire in the Norwegian village of Våler has pyramidal timber roofs that funnel daylight into its worship spaces. Read more


LUO Studio reuses wood salvaged from traditional houses to create Luotuowan Pergola


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LUO Studio's Luotuowan Pergola reuses wood salvaged from traditional houses


Luotuowan Pergola’s undulating geodesic canopy has been made by LUO Studio from wooden beams salvaged during the renovation of Luotuowan village in China. Read more


Austin Maynard Architects creates cylindrical holiday house on Australian beach


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Plant curtain drapes over Breathing House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects


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Breathing House by VTN Architects in Vietnam


Vo Trong Nghia Architects has covered the roof and facade of Breathing House in Ho Chi Minh City with a canopy of climbing plants to create private outdoor spaces. Read more


Brick staircase and rooftop terrace gives public space back to Mashhad


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Bouzarjomehr Co. Gallery and Showroom by WHY Architects Group


Why Architects Group has converted a residential building in Mashhad, Iran, into a commercial showroom for the Bouzarjomehr Company with a brick staircase leading to a public roof terrace. Read more


Lacime Architects arranges leisure centre in Suzhou around reflective pools


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Shimao Longyin Leisure Center by Lacime Architects


Lacime Architects based the layout of Shimao Longyin Leisure Centre, in China, around a series of classical Chinese gardens to create serene outdoor circulation areas. Read more


Visitor centre on England’s coast built to withstand a century of rising seas


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The Lookout was designed by Hampshire County Council's Property Services


The Lookout on the English seaside, designed by Hampshire County Council, has a slender mono-pitched roof and concrete fins that shelter it from the “beautiful and brutal” elements and rising sea levels.
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Concrete exhibition space showcases Bahrain’s architectural past and present


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Leopold Banchini Architects gave the House for Architectural Heritage


Leopold Banchini Architects gave the House for Architectural Heritage in Muharraq, Bahrain, retractable glass walls that open it up to its surroundings. Read more


Charged Voids builds stone-clad Chandigarh home around courtyard void


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Residence 145 by Charged Voids in India


Living spaces at this house in the Indian city of Chandigarh are distributed around a full-height courtyard that allows natural light and breezes to reach rooms arranged around its perimeter. Read more


David Chipperfield embeds red natural history museum into sloping earth


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Zhejiang museum, designed by David Chipperfield Architects


David Chipperfield‘s Zhejiang Museum of Natural History in China is a cluster of monolithic exhibition halls arranged around a garden on a sloping site. Read more


Collective Architecture completes contemporary art venue on Edinburgh’s Calton Hill


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Collective by Collective Architecture in Edinburgh, Scotland


Scottish studio Collective Architecture has transformed a former observatory in Edinburgh into the Collective contemporary art centre, which is joined on its hilltop site by a new gallery, restaurant and welcome kiosk. Read more