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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


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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Back to school: Lycée Hôtelier de Lille, France, by Caruso St John ArchitectsSubscription


Bringing new life to a forgotten factory on the outskirts of Lille, the cookery and hospitality school by Caruso St John is the first piece in a complex, political puzzle

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From slaughter to laughter: the renovation of a slaughterhouse in Shanghai by IPPRSubscription


The 1933 Shanghai Slaughterhouse, which revolutionised abattoir design, has been impeccably transformed by IPPR into a fun palace

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Frame of mind: de Vylder Vinck Taillieu's Caritas psychiatric centreSubscription

By Douglas Murphy

De Vylder Vinck Taillieu’s Caritas psychiatric centre in Melle brings the outside in

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


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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Mine craft: Terrils du Martinet in Charleroi, Belgium by Dessin et ConstructionSubscription


Both a ruined civilisation and the embryo of a new urbanity, this reimagined coal mine waits for a future that may never happen


Overarching ambition: Two houses, Oropesa, Spain by Paredes Pedrosa ArquitectosSubscription

By Andrew Ayers

Women in Architecture Architect of the Year 2018 shortlist: Paredes Pedrosa have transformed ancient dilapidated houses in Oropesa into two elegant family homes by the introduction of clarity, luminosity and repose

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Dutch Delta Works: from engineering feat to cultural statementSubscription

By Ronald Rietveld, Erik Rietveld, David Habets

RAAAF and Atelier de Lyon are transforming the disused Delta Flume into an intense spatial memorial


Buildings within buildings: on fragments, blurred thresholds and endless interiorsSubscription

By Douglas Murphy

Spaces that have all the basic threshold qualities of architecture, but are themselves a part of a larger structure, force us to rethink how we expect architecture to behave 

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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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