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Inside the Bewildering Pharos Wing at Tasmania’s Mona Museum

Inside the Bewildering Pharos Wing at Tasmania’s Mona Museum

The Pharos wing at Australia’s Mona museum is a bewildering series of luminous installations designed to keep visitors in the dark.

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December 18, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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Amos Rex Adds Otherworldly Skylights to a Public Plaza in Helsinki

Amos Rex Adds Otherworldly Skylights to a Public Plaza in Helsinki

Finnish architecture practise JKMM adds sinuous domed light wells to a bold new plaza to draw daylight into Amos Rex, a below-grade art museum.

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December 17, 2018

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Inside the Mori Building Digital Art Museum, the First All-Digital Art Venue

Inside the Mori Building Digital Art Museum, the First All-Digital Art Venue

At Tokyo’s Mori Building Digital Art Museum, the world’s first-ever digital art museum, a lack of tangible features is precisely the point.

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December 4, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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Fuzhou’s Massive Cultural Centre is Inspired by a Tiny Flower

Fuzhou’s Massive Cultural Centre is Inspired by a Tiny Flower

In Fuzhou, China, PES-Architects has erected the sprawling Fuzhou Strait Culture and Art Centre, a five-building hub that resembles a jasmine blossom.

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October 24, 2018

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Christchurch’s New Central Library is Practically Earthquake-Proof

Christchurch’s New Central Library is Practically Earthquake-Proof

Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s new central library in Christchurch, New Zealand, is a made-for-place masterpiece that is inspired by the local culture and landscape. It’s also built to stand up against earthquakes. 

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October 22, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Fumihiko Maki Creates an Aesthetic Outlier in Shenzhen

Fumihiko Maki Creates an Aesthetic Outlier in Shenzhen

Synonymous with sweatshops and sprawl, the Chinese city of Shenzhen is banking on Fumihiko Maki’s elegant seaside culture complex to legitimize its brand of unfettered creativity.

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October 22, 2018

Section: Architecture

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SCHAUM/SHIEH’s Sculptural Facade Defines Houston’s Transart Foundation

SCHAUM/SHIEH’s Sculptural Facade Defines Houston’s Transart Foundation

A recent addition to Houston’s museum district, the Transart Foundation for Art and Anthropology, packs a multifunctional venue into a sculptural white structure.

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October 19, 2018

Section: Architecture

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An Unconventional Gallery by LukStudio Is A Perfect Fit in Shanghai’s West Bund

An Unconventional Gallery by LukStudio Is A Perfect Fit in Shanghai’s West Bund

In Shanghai’s creative West Bund district, LukStudio constructs a uniquely unconventional gallery and retail space centred around a warm-wood volume. 

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October 10, 2018

Section: Interiors

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The Bahrain Centres for Traditional Music Are Defined by a Metallic Veil

The Bahrain Centres for Traditional Music Are Defined by a Metallic Veil

On the island nation of Bahrain, OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen shrouds the Bahrain Centres for Traditional Music with a metal curtain, providing glimpses at the performances within.

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October 2, 2018

Section: Architecture

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WXY’s Claire Weisz on Why Architects Should Build to Inspire

WXY’s Claire Weisz on Why Architects Should Build to Inspire

Investing in connectivity ensures urban resiliency, says WXY’s Claire Weisz, whose repertoire includes cut-throughs, boardwalks and one spectacular salt shed.

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October 1, 2018

Section: Architecture

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