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All under one roof: Focketyn del Rio Studio completes the transformation of the kHaus Basel, Switzerland. The transformation of a pre-existing building into a new cultural center has become a model for circular architecture and re-use: built 150 years ago as a military barracks, this seminal building has just become a new public nexus in the heart...
Project name
kHaus Cultural Center
Architecture firm
Focketyn del Rio Studio GmbH, Basel, Miquel del Rio + Hans Focketyn
Location
Kasernenhof 8, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
Photography
Adrià Goula, Piotr Hraptovich
Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been named winner of the competition to design the Jinghe New City Culture & Art Centre. 
Project name
Jinghe New City Culture & Art Centre
Architecture firm
Zaha Hadid Architects
Location
Jinghe, Xi’an, China
Sayeh Architecture Studio designs the museum as a kind of "rolling museum" with rotating exhibits from a stock of 300 restored cars, many in pristine condition and still in full driving order.
Project name
Porsche Museum
Architecture firm
Sayeh Architecture Studio
Location
Stuttgart, Germany
Tools used
AutoCAD, Autodesk 3ds Max, V-ray, Adobe Photoshop
The new building of the Museum of Ethnography in the Budapest City Park (Városliget) was opened (23/05/2022). The multiple award-winnig new museum building – which is part of Europe’s largest urban-cultural development called Liget Budapest Project - designed by FERENCZ, Marcel; Napur Architect - has dynamic yet simple lines simultaneously harmonis...
Project name
New Museum of Ethnography
Architecture firm
NAPUR Architect Ltd.
Location
Városliget, Budapest, Hungary
Photography
Palkó György
Prague has announced the winner of the international architectural competition for the design of the Vltava Philharmonic Hall, which is the team of the Danish studio Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), led by Bjarke Ingels and Brian Yang.
Project name
Vltava Philharmonic Hall
Architecture firm
Bjarke Ingels Group
Location
Prague, Czech Republic
This project (an area of 20 hectares)is located in the southwest of Iran and in a city with very high oil and economic resources. Mahshahr city as an old city with 3000 years of history unfortunately has lost its historical works for unknown reasons. The wars in this region of Iran has caused that the city is turned into an immigrant taking city fr...
Project name
Mixed-use Complex of Mahshahr Port
Architecture firm
Asooarch
Location
Bandar Mahshahr, Khuzestan, Iran
Tools used
Autodesk Revit, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop
Intervening in an existing building is in itself a good challenge, when we have added centuries of history to the pre-existence, the challenge is even greater. The intervention focuses on the creation of an exhibition structure, alluding to the life and historical legacy of Damião de Gois, inside an old, restored church in Alenquer.
Project name
Museu Damião de Góis e as Vitimas da Inquisição / Damião de Góis Museum and the Victims of the Inquisition
Architecture firm
Spaceworkers
Location
Alenquer, Portugal
Photography
Fernando Guerra | FG+SG. Video: Building Pictures
The gallery was endowed by a company. Nanjing University of the Arts found an open space among the crowded dormitory buildings, preparing to use the public housing space on the ground floor of the original 46th dormitory to renovate and expand a two-story art exhibition hall.
Project name
Art Gallery Extension of Nanjing University of the Arts
Architecture firm
Atelier Diameter
Location
Nanjing, China
Photography
Aurelien Chen