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      Ventura Projects in Milan to stop after ten editions



      As a result of the global outbreak of COVID-19 and the subsequent cancellation of both Ventura Centrale and Ventura Future at Milan Design Week 2020, Ventura Projects has been forced to cease operations after ten successful editions.

      Whatever floats your boat: BoConcept x URBAN RIGGER®

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens


      URBAN RIGGER®'s floating residential buildings were designed in cooperation with the Danish architectural firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) to alleviate the housing shortage in the city and provide accommodation for over 70 students.

      Watch VOLA's short film to see how water takes shape

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths


      For their transformation of an old watermill into a contemporary home, architectural firm McLaren.Excell utilised kitchen and bathroom fittings from iconic Danish manufacturer VOLA. Watch now!


      Alun Lennon


      Project lead Yuki Ikeguchi from Kengo Kuma & Associates discusses the go-to Japanese architectural office’s new place-making Odunpazari Modern Museum in Turkey.

      Making an exhibition of themselves: new museum projects

      Peter Smisek


      Museum architecture was built for showing off. Spectacular projects that exhibit themselves as much as the objects they house.

      A change of tune: 6 concert halls with perfect pitch

      Jaime Heather Schwartz


      Recent concert hall projects are hitting all the right notes with a mix of intriguing forms and multi-functions that make room to enjoy more than just the music.

      Playtime!: pavilions that push the boundaries

      Peter Smisek


      Pavilion projects are like catnip for architects. These often impermanent structures provide the ideal testing ground for new concepts, forms and material expression.

      Sacred Stuff: 5 materially expressive churches

      Madeline Bouton


      From wire to weathering steel, unorthodox materials lend these churches inspiration, at least when it comes to volume and form.

      Picture This: new cinema architecture

      Dominic Lutyens


      In the age of the ubiquitous multiplex, a raft of recent cinema projects have chosen to write their own architectural script, eschewing the mainstream in favour of indie creativity.

      Larging It: London's new Design Museum

      Klaus Leuschel


      The former Commonwealth Institute building in London's Kensington, replete with iconic copper roof, becomes home to the latest incarnation of the Design Museum.

      The New Exhibitionists: museum architecture on show

      Simon Keane-Cowell


      A raft of new, landmark museum projects internationally put themselves on show as much as the exhibits they house.

      Good Vibrations: new concert halls

      Simon Keane-Cowell


      Live performance in the age of digital reproduction is far from dead, as a string of new commanding concert halls and music venues from around the world prove. Encore!

      Guggenheim Helsinki: Art to light up the city



      It was one of the highest-profile competitions of the past few years and for a relatively unknown studio to come out on top was a surprise and a welcome change from the usual starchitects that dominate the international circuit.

      Subtle Shapeshifters: Snøhetta



      Snøhetta designs opera houses and museums as city landscapes that also function as public spaces. For Kjetil Trædahl Thorsen, one of the founders of the Norwegian architecture firm, high quality of everyday environments is a way to create

      Art goes public – Art goes architecture

      Karin Frei Rappenecker


      (German only) Kunst im architektonischen Kontext war noch nie so facettenreich wie heute. Sie vermag die Identität eines Ortes zu stärken oder gar zu verändern und zum bewussteren Umgang mit dem öffentlichen Raum beizutragen. Das nimmt Architonic

      High Performance Spaces: concert halls and opera houses that ...

      Simon Keane-Cowell


      If music be the food of love, then where better to dine out than a world-class concert hall or opera house? Here, Architonic examines a number of recently completed architectural projects that perform as hard as the artists who take to their stages.

      When We Were Modern: Kenneth Grange at the Design Museum

      Simon Keane-Cowell


      A retrospective of the work of industrial-design master Kenneth Grange at London's Design Museum celebrates the prolific designer's contribution to shaping British material culture, while encouraging us to think about the purpose and responsibilities

      Quiet Musings: Michael Govan

      David Sokol


      A series of new architecture commissions and exhibitions suggests that museums might no longer be in the business of pageantry. In this third, and final, part of a series examining the notion of the post-spectacle museum, Architonic meets Michael

      Quiet Musings: Brad Cloepfil

      David Sokol


      A series of new architecture commissions and exhibitions suggests that museums are no longer in the business of pageantry. In this second part of a series examining post-spectacle museums, architect Brad Cloepfil talks about the phenomenon of

      Quiet Musings: Andres Lepik

      David Sokol


      A series of new architecture commissions and exhibitions suggests that museums might no longer be in the business of pageantry. In this first part of a short series examining post-spectacle museums, Museum of Modern Art contemporary architecture

      Design Israel

      Simon Keane-Cowell


      The completion of Ron Arad's small-scale masterpiece that is Israel's new Design Museum Holon signals a kind of design coming-of-age for the country. With its current design scene set to grow even further, Architonic talks to a number of established