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Our series covering modernist buildings in Palm Springs continues with the city's municipal building, designed by Swiss architect Albert Frey to include large canopies over its entrances – one with palm trees growing through its centre.

Frey – who was prolific in the city – completed the Palm Springs ...read more

Italian office Piuarch has converted a former aircraft manufacturing facility in Milan into fashion brand Gucci's new headquarters, adding a glazed tower wrapped in metal sunscreens to the rows of brick-clad hangars.

The complex of warehouse buildings close to the city's Linate airport was originally completed in 1915 to ...read more

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Frank Gehry's designs for the Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary Architecture Museum have been revealed, and as its name implies, the museum is about to take miniature trains to the maximum.

Located on an 83,000 square foot site in ...read more

Torre Reforma. Image © Alfonso Merchand

Visiting Mexico City several times in recent months enabled me to get to know a number of leading architects there. In the process, I was in turn directed to other architects that were new to me, ...read more

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  • Architects: METRO Arquitetos
  • Location: Praça Marechal Eduardo Gomes, 50 - Vila das Acacias, São José dos Campos - SP, 12228-900, Brazil
  • Author Architects: Martin Corullon, ...read more

Design studio Snøhetta has expanded a Michelin-star restaurant in California's Napa Valley with a glazed annex, and renovated its kitchen and grassy courtyard.

Snøhetta redesigned The French Laundry in collaboration with San Francisco firm Envelope A+D, and chef Thomas Keller – who has earned three stars ...read more

Hastings Pier has been put up for sale less than four months after winning UK architecture's top accolade, following the charity behind the project going into administration.

Hastings Pier Charity, which was responsible for the dRMM-designed renovation of the pier on the south coast of England, suffered ...read more

Johann David Steingruber was a German architect and designer with over 100 buildings to his name, including many churches, town halls, school buildings and even breweries. However, perhaps what he is best known for today are the intricate illustrations of his 1773 Architectural Alphabet, in which he converted ...read more

American studio Field Architecture has created a spacious house for a wooded site near San Francisco, where preserving conditions for local flora and fauna was a guiding concern for the architects.

Called Forty-One Oaks, the residence is named after the precise number of oak trees found on the property – ...read more

UNStudio has won a competition to design a new cinema and cultural centre with weathering steel walls and green roofs as part of BIG's EuropaCity masterplan on the outskirts of Paris.

The three intertwined volumes of weathering steel comprising the Centre Culturel dédié au 7è Art will ...read more

The “Design Language for Place” guidelines emphasize craftsmanship, authentic materials, and locally inspired design details. In Buildings 31 and 32 on Microsoft's Washington Redmond campus, this means evoking the outdoor culture and woodsy aesthetic of the Pacific Northwest. Image © Aaron ...read more
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  • Architects: BIG
  • Location: Coconut Grove, Miami, FL, United States
  • Area: 58900.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2016
  • ...read more
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  • Architects: RO&AD Architecten
  • Location: 4661 Halsteren, The Netherlands
  • Design Team: Ad Kil, Ro Koster, Martin van Overveld
  • Project Year: 2017
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A trio of shipping containers has been converted into a weekend retreat set on stilts on a hillside overlooking Australia's Otway Coast by Melbourne practice Studio Edwards.

The residence named House 28 is located on the edge of Wye River, a town that has grown up along a ...read more

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