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September 3, 2019

KAAN Architecten and PRANLAS-DESCOURS architect & associates reveal the outstanding Chambre de Métiers et de l’Artisanat (CMA) Hauts-De-France in Lille

With its minimalist esthetics and elegant transparency, the monolithic building gives an embracing and protective gesture towards the surrounding nature, reinforcing the dialogue between the diverse elements of the area.
July 12, 2019

Steven Holl Architects + Architecture Acts has won an international competition for a concert hall in Ostrava

The new 1,300 seat concert hall is sited adjacent to the existing House of Culture. The building was designed as a “perfect acoustic instrument in its case” in collaboration with Nagata Acoustics.
July 9, 2019

The new MÉCA, Maison de l’Économie Créative et de la Culture en Aquitaine by BIG

Centrally located between the River Garonne and Saint-Jean train station, MÉCA, brings together three regional arts agencies – FRAC for contemporary art, ALCA for cinema, literature and audiovisuals, and OARA for performing arts – into a loop, cementing the UNESCO-listed city as the epicenter for culture.
July 4, 2019

UCCA Dune Art Museum in China by OPEN Architecture

On a quiet beach along the coast of northern China’s Bohai Bay, the UCCA Dune Art Museum is carved into the sand, where it gently disappears.