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Thanks to human-caused climate change, many scientists argue that the world is entering the sixth mass extinction in its history. Bats are among the species under threat. Over a million have died in the USA, where they have succumbed to a fungal infection, and in the UK, bats are vanishing as they lose their habitats and food supply thanks to non-porous buildings, pollution and pesticides, despite being protected by law. One way to mitigate these problems is to provide roosts that compensate ...
The firm uses timber from 100 acres of woodland in the west of England to research and build cheap and simple small structures
Women in Architecture Architect of the Year 2018 shortlist: Returning to the medieval monastic garden, nature permeates 6a Architects’ addition to Churchill College in Cambridge
The folded wooden envelope provides a place for locals to meet, creating a transitional social zone between the intimate spaces of the interior and the urban space of the waterfront
Mirror mirror on the wall: ‘After Image’ pavilion at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London by IF_DOSubscription
At IF_DO’s Dulwich Pavilion in London, a robust timber-trussed roof levitates over a mirage of mirrors casting images of the encircling greenery and gallery
Peak efficiency: Oberholz Mountain Hut in the Dolomites, Italy by Peter Pichler Architecture and Pavol MikolajcakSubscription
While drawing from the vernacular, the Mountain Hut shelter and restaurant in the Dolomites has a distinctly contemporary feel
In this wedding chapel outside Nagasaki, Yu Momoeda marries ancient and modern, craft and digital design
Spheron Architects’ Belarusian Memorial Chapel is the first wooden church to be built in London since the Great Fire of 1666
Glass does not have a monopoly on transparency. Using the ancient and fiendishly complex Japanese joinery technique of jigoku-gumi, which literally means ‘interlocking hell’, Kengo Kuma enveloped this Tokyo bakery in a hectic cloud of wooden struts. The interior is not visible from the street, making display of the wares on sale impossible, but the building is instantly recognisable –from a distance, it is reminiscent of a wasp nest – making it a striking advertisement for the business. And ...
House in Morrillos, Chile, by Cristián IzquierdoSubscription
AR House Shortlist 2017: this house of doors transforms from an impenetrable fortress to a colonnaded viewing platform