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Military front: Peace and Culture Bunker, Seoul, by CoRe ArchitectsSubscription

By Eleanor Beaumont

The threat of imminent attack haunts CoRe Architects’ conversion of a military bunker into an arts and cultural centre


Castaway: Hansen Memorial Museum in Yeosu, South Korea, by Jong Kyu Kim + MARU NetworkSubscription

By Choi Won-joon

The memory of Aeyangwon’s leper refuge lives on in Jong Kyu Kim’s Hansen Memorial Museum

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Seoullo Performance: Seoullo 7017 skygarden, Seoul, South Korea by MVRDVSubscription

By Hattie Hartman

Taking a cue from New York’s High Line, Seoul steps up a level

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Ghost storeys: Sala Beckett theatre in Barcelona, Spain by Flores & PratsSubscription

By Douglas Murphy

Restoration of the Sala Beckett building in Barcelona by Flores & Prats puts their stamp on the building without excising its ghosts

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Zeitz geist: Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town, South Africa by Heatherwick StudioSubscription

By Tomà Berlanda

Heatherwick’s spectacular cultural building in Cape Town is not entirely at ease with its financial bedfellows

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War of the worlds: Port House headquarters, Antwerp, Belgium by ZHASubscription

By Christophe Van Gerrewey

AR New into Old Commended: Rearing its woozy head above Antwerp’s sober Port House, the multifaceted extension by ZHA makes a clean break with the past

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Market share: Malmö Saluhall, Sweden by WingårdhsSubscription

By Eleanor Beaumont

AR New into Old Highly Commended: Wingårdhs’ conversion and extension of a train depot into a bustling food market sets a precedent for the transformation of Malmö’s industrial docks

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Industrial strength: Galleries and youth hostel, iD Town, Shenzhen, China by O-officeSubscription

By Juan Du

AR New into Old Highly Commended: Through interventions across a vast disused factory site, O-office have crafted a community of galleries, café and youth hostel