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Typology

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  • The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture designed by Snøhetta takes the form of a knot in the desert that holds resources which have fuelled the global economy. A cluster inspired by striped pebbles contains a children's 'discovery zone' and a l.mir.no

    King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture by Snøhetta Subscription

    1 November, 2011 By Oriel Prizeman

    Oriel Prizeman examines six recent libraries in the first of a new quarterly series on typology

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    Library of Birmingham by Mecanoo Subscription

    1 November, 2011 By Oriel Prizeman

    Oriel Prizeman examines six recent libraries in the first of a new quarterly series on typology

  • The National Library of China is the third largest in the world. It is divided into three layers: an earthbound historic base, translucent central portion and  digital roof layer

    National Library of China by KSP Jurgen Engel ArchitektenSubscription

    1 November, 2011 By Oriel Prizeman

    Oriel Prizeman examines six recent libraries in the first of a new quarterly series on typology

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    Typology: AirportSubscription

    20 April, 2017 By Tom Wilkinson

    Once glamorous gateways to freedom, airports have become zones of consumerist tedium and state terror – but the emotional intensity of the departure gate endures

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    Typology: Artist StudioSubscription

    17 February, 2017 By Tom Wilkinson

    The studio reflects the changing status of artists through time, from the humble workspace of art workers to the hallowed ground of masters

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    Typology: BathhouseSubscription

    13 February, 2018 By Tom Wilkinson

    Since time immemorial, and from continent to continent, saunas or bathhouses have played a community role, stripping their users of social distinctions and affording a rich seam for architects

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    Typology: Buildings for animalsSubscription

    16 April, 2018 By Tom Wilkinson

    Designing buildings for animals has prompted an extraordinary range of responses, from palace to cat flap, which say more about humans than the residents

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    Typology: CinemasSubscription

    12 January, 2016 By Tom Wilkinson

    Gloriously kitsch picture palaces engulfed the masses in darkness, while opening virtual space through the screen

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    Typology: Corporate campus Subscription

    17 May, 2016 By Tom Wilkinson

    With the 1940s came a compulsion to move headquarters from the inner-city sprawl to more tranquil environs out of town. Is the resurgent migration a retreat to a natural idyll or a calculated isolation?

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    Typology: CrematoriumSubscription

    14 November, 2016 By Tom Wilkinson

    Our final encounter with architecture increasingly takes place in crematoria but, despite an association with modern bureaucratic society, the type has a long history

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