Studio Gang unveils new details of Natural History Museum extension in New York

American Museum of Natural History science centre of Studio Gang


American architecture firm Studio Gang has released an updated set of renderings of its undulating addition to the American Natural History Museum in Manhattan. Read more


Studio Gang unveils new details of Natural History Museum extension in New York

American Museum of Natural History science centre of Studio Gang


American architecture firm Studio Gang has released an updated set of renderings of its undulating addition to the American Natural History Museum in Manhattan. Read more


Studio Seilern Architects raises the roof to create Andermatt Concert Hall in the Swiss Alps

Andermatt Concert Hall in the Swiss Alps by Studio Seilern Architects


Studio Seilern Architects has converted a half-built conference centre in Andermatt, Switzerland, into a concert hall by lifting up its roof to double the building’s size. Read more


Carmody Groarke builds chainmail shed around Mackintosh’s Hill House

Hill House Box by Carmody Groarke built around Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Hill House


One of the most important works of Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh has been temporarily encased within a large transparent shed, called Hill House Box. Read more


Apple Store architect wants to use only glass to rebuild Notre-Dame’s roof and spire

Eight Inc proposal for Notre-Dame roof in structural glass


Eight Inc, the studio that developed the Apple Store concept, wants to accurately reconstruct Notre-Dame‘s roof and spire using structural glass. Read more


MSR Design and JRA Architects hide Kentucky library in a grove of trees

Louisville Free Public Library by MSR Design and JRA Architects


American studios MSR Design and JRA Architect have completed a public library in Louisville featuring a sculptural, medal-clad exterior that is partly concealed by tall, leafy trees. Read more


MSR Design and JRA Architects hide Kentucky library in a grove of trees

Louisville Free Public Library by MSR Design and JRA Architects


American studios MSR Design and JRA Architect have completed a public library in Louisville featuring a sculptural, medal-clad exterior that is partly concealed by tall, leafy trees. Read more


Archi-Union references calligraphy in curving tiled roof of Inkstone House cultural centre

Inkstone House OCT Linpan Cultural Center by Archi-Union Architects


Shanghai studio Archi-Union Architects mimics traditional Chinese calligraphy in its latest project, a rural cultural centre in Sichuan province, featuring a sweeping tiled roof that flows into a central courtyard. Read more


Architype builds eco-friendly archive for Imperial War Museum’s collection

Imperial War Museum's IWM Paper StoreĀ in Duxford by Architype


The Imperial War Museum has a new archive in Cambridgeshire, England, called the IWM Paper Store, which is the most airtight building in the world. Read more


Marte Marte Architekten builds distorted metal cube to house Austrian art gallery

State Gallery by Marte.Marte architekten


A twisted cube clad in zinc armour forms the State Gallery of Lower Austria, designed by Marte Marte Architecten in the town of Krems. Read more


Blankpage Architects designs concrete church in Lebanon to complement 18th-century chapel

Saint-Charbel Church in Zakrit, Lebanon by Blankpage Architects


Blankpage Architects has built a church with a rooftop amphitheatre in Lebanon, being careful not to overshadow the historic chapel next door. Read more


Atelier FCJZ’s Jishou Art Museum doubles as a pedestrian bridge

Atelier FCJZ's Jishou Art Museum doubles as a pedestrian bridge


Chinese firm Atelier FCJZ has completed an art gallery that bridges a river in the city of Jishou, to encourage people to engage with art on their daily commute. Read more


Neri&Hu completes Aranya Art Center in Qinhuangdao

Neri&Hu reveals Aranya Art Center in Qinhuangdao


These exclusive photographs show Neri&Hu‘s Aranya Art Center, which opens today in Qinhuangdao on the Gold Coast in China. Read more


Foster + Partners converts historic Washington DC library into Apple Store

Apple Carnegie Library by Foster+Partners in Washington, DC


Foster + Partners has collaborated with the Apple design team to transform a neoclassical building in the US capital into a sleek retail space with a skylit atrium, where events are held to “entertain and inspire the local people”. Read more


Aluminium louvres and a membrane roof shade Wuyuanhe Stadium by GMP Architekten

Wuyuanhe Stadium by GMP


A crescent-shaped membrane roof and aluminium louvres shelter the grandstand of the new 41,000-seat Wuyuanhe Stadium by GMP Architekten on the island of Hainan, China. Read more


Watch a fly-through animation showing Notre-Dame rebuilt with a replica spire and a glass roof

Notre-Dame animation


Miysis Studio has created an animation showing its vision of a rebuilt Notre-Dame that combines a reconstruction of Viollet-le-Duc’s spire with a modern glass roof. Read more


Five concrete boxes with pink doors form the Tim Van Laere Gallery in Antwerp

Tim Van Laere Gallery by Office KGDVS


Architecture studio Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen designed the new Tim Van Laere Gallery in Antwerp as five raw concrete boxes with pink shuttered doors. Read more


Studio Libeskind’s Ngaren museum to track human evolution in Kenyan landscape

Ngaren: The Museum of Humankind


Daniel Libeskind‘s New York architecture firm has revealed plans to build a museum in Kenya‘s Rift Valley, comprising tapered and pointed structures that resemble stalactites. Read more


Carmody Groarke creates new entrance to BFI Southbank

New entrance for BFI Southbank by Carmody Groarke


Carmody Groarke has refurbished the British Film Institute’s home on the South Bank in London, with an illuminated new entrance canopy and revamped interior. Read more


Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners designs spy museum to stand out in Washington DC

International Spy Museum by Rogers Stirk Harbour Partners


Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has completed its first cultural building in the US: the International Spy Museum in America’s capital, which features an angled black volume, splayed red columns and a zig-zagged glass wall. Read more