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Treetop retreat: Young Professors' Club, Zhejiang, China by the Architectural Design & Research Institute of Zhejiang University (UAD)Subscription

By Lauren Teixeira

New into Old 2019 Commended: In an era of rampant development in China, UAD’s repurposing of a charming old school for corporate breaks on a hillside in Zhejiang is predicated on minimal intervention

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Through the grapevine: Estació Enològica in Felanitx, Mallorca, Spain by Aulets Arquitectes Subscription

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New into Old 2019 Commended: Aulets’ transformation of the Estació Enològica in Felanitx, on the Spanish island of Mallorca, sets the foundations in rekindling the region’s wine industry

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Setting the record straight: Galería OMR in Mexico City by Max von Werz, Mateo Riestra and José Arnaud-BelloSubscription

By Juan Carlos Cano

New into Old 2019 Commended: Deploying a light-touch approach, three young architects have revamped the Sala Margolin in Mexico City into the new Galería OMR

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Circle of life: Flores & Prats’ Sala Beckett theatre in Barcelona Subscription

By Rafael Gómez-Moriana

New into Old 2019 Winner: the refurbishment of Flores & Prats’ Sala Beckett in Barcelona keeps the exterior true to its 1920s composition but substantially reconfigures the interior

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The experience is everything: Coal Drops Yard, London, by Heatherwick StudioSubscription

By Jack Self

The crowning jewel at King’s Cross Central, Heatherwick Studio’s Coal Drops Yard is yet another in a litany of cultural hubs cum shopping arenas that are carefully choreographed confections of disingenuous ‘authentic’ experiences

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Oenological restorative: Aulets Arquitectes, SpainSubscription

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Preoccupied with the preservation of the architectural culture of Mallorca, Aulets learn from the simple structures of their namesake to create sustainable and contextual local architecture 

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Bank balance: Quai 10 cultural centre and riverside regeneration, Charleroi, by V+ / L’EscautSubscription

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Transforming the riverside and converting a Brutalist bank into a centre for cinema, V+ and L’Escaut set a gold standard for Charleroi’s future as the city attempts to rise from its post-industrial ashes

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Building in potential: house in Nobeoka, Japan by Schemata ArchitectsSubscription

By Jan Vranovský

AR House 2018 Highly Commended: the architects have breathed new life into three interconnected buildings while maintaining the essence of the old structure 

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Old into New: The living, the dead and the unbornSubscription

By Jeremy Melvin

The intertwined relationship between old and new, architecture, archaeology and curatorial interpretation, has long been an essential part of how architecture appeals to intellect and emotion

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Outrage: future generations will laugh in horror and derision at the folly of facadismSubscription

By The Gentle Author

We must stand up to the creeping plague of facadism, an infection spreading across the developments of London

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Cedric Price (1934-2003)Subscription

By Douglas Murphy

Behind the 9am brandies, cigars and extreme lunching lies Price’s vision of public leisure, freedom and equality

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