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Striped house in Kensington, London

The curious history of striped architecture Subscription

By Ashley Paine

A red-and-white-striped townhouse has ruffled feathers in London’s Kensington, but this garish decorative style has a noble, if checkered, history

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Let it burn: Temple in Derry, Northern Ireland by David Best / Artichoke Subscription

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An intricate timber temple overlooking a valley in Northern Ireland offers visitors a space to shed painful memories before it is consumed by a healing conflagration

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China Academy of Art Museum in Xiangshan, China by Kengo Kuma Subscription

By Jack Self

Planing down the hillside in Hangzhou, Kengo Kuma’s new museum for the China Academy of Art is a dazzling play of pottery parallelograms that pays homage to his friend Wang Shu

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10 days left to enter the AR House Awards!

Have you designed the best house in the world? Enter the awards and have your project judged by the Architectural Review. Deadline 8 May