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Six radically converted historical buildings

The Phaidon Atlas’s latest feature proves contemporary architecture can incorporate both old and new buildings
Published: Wednesday, 27 August 2014

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Frank Lloyd Wright to put LA on the UNESCO map
The architect’s first house in Los Angeles is shortlisted for World Heritage status and due to reopen later this year
Published: Monday, 25 August 2014
Copenhagen’s orange bike highway
A new £3.5m elevated cycle path relieves two-wheeled congestion enlivens the Danish capital’s waterfront
Published: Monday, 25 August 2014
Herzog & de Meuron build a stadium in a favela
The Pritzker-laureates cut out the air con and waive their fee to create the neighbourhood facility, Arena do Morro
Published: Friday, 22 August 2014
A French concrete firm turns into an urban sculpture
That's the claim of VIB Architecture make for their new Ciments Calcia facility they've constructed in Paris
Published: Wednesday, 20 August 2014
See Lebbeus Woods’ futuristic sketches in Berlin
Early drawings by the radical architect and artist are on show at a new Berlin museum dedicated to draftsmanship
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
A Champagne bar to stop Paris flooding
Former Zaha Hadid employee Dr. Margot Krasojevic's new plan holds back the Seine, but lets the bubbly flow
Published: Thursday, 14 August 2014
Where better to buy a copy of The Design Book?
Legendary St Marks Bookshop moves into new space with curvy new shelving courtesy Clouds Architecture Office
Published: Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Shigeru Ban imagines Aspen Art Museum as a basket
New ski resort museum also references those early cardboard designs you'll find in his Phaidon monograph
Published: Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Álvaro Siza makes his first splash in China
81-year-old's horseshoe structure perched on an island in Jiangsu Province is also his first on water

Published: Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Turkish architect reinvents the mosque
Main prayer hall is replaced by two identical sacred spaces side by side in new design
Published: Tuesday, 12 August 2014
BIG creates a Zootopia for the animal kingdom
Not content with making life better for us humans, Bjarke Ingels and co turn their attention to the animal world
Published: Thursday, 7 August 2014
Robert McCarter celebrates Alvar Aalto
Here's what happened at our Aalto book launch in Minneapolis last night
Published: Thursday, 7 August 2014

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