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    Head to toe: new healthcare clinics

    Peter Smisek

    22.05.2019

    Taking the pulse on new health clinics demonstrates a further move toward designing facilities that holistically support patients’ wellbeing.

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    In the bag: new retail-interior concepts

    Peter Smisek

    08.05.2019

    Through their design-led, social-mediatised interiors, retail projects are getting out there.

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    Fun and games: new sports centres

    Peter Smisek

    24.04.2019

    Staying active isn’t always easy, but a little motivation can go a long way. Architecturally expressive, multi-programme sports centres are helping users score some vital health goals.

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    Small Wonder: new kindergartens

    Peter Smisek

    03.04.2019

    Design-led kindergartens aren't just places for storing kids. They're cleverly conceived spaces that support development through play and interaction.

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    Spaced out: new residential extensions

    Peter Smisek

    19.03.2019

    "Don't move. Improve!" So goes the saying. And why not? What with increasing property prices and a greater need to think sustainably. Never was the home extension on such fertile ground.

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    Bedrooms that send you to sleep (in a good way)

    Peter Smisek

    06.03.2019

    Far from the madding crowds and blanketed in nature, the bedrooms of these recently built, secluded retreats are the stuff dreams are made of.

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    Sky's the limit: new airport lounges fly high

    Peter Smisek

    18.02.2019

    In-air travel might have lost some of its lustre, but newly designed airport lounges are changing the course with ultra-modern and luxurious settings that invite travellers to unwind or keep working in total comfort.

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    Free for all: new public spaces

    Peter Smisek

    05.02.2019

    Whether it’s extra elbow room or a place to rub shoulders you’re looking for, new architect-designed public spaces give city dwellers a chance to choose their own adventure.

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    LET'S BLUE-SKY THIS!: NEW OFFICES BUILDINGS

    Peter Smisek

    22.01.2019

    With their bold and expressive forms, textured facades, and sustainable-design features, new office blocks around the globe are showing that they mean business – now and in the future.

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    No reservations: new hotel designs that don’t hold back

    Peter Smisek

    08.01.2019

    Not sleeping on the demands of today’s travellers, the latest hotel projects offer guests more experiential stays without skimping on amenities.

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    Friends in high places: loft living

    Peter Smisek

    18.12.2018

    As cleverly adapted spaces, lofts projects provide toothy creative fodder for architects and aspirational living for their users.

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    Best in class: New schools have done their homework

    Peter Smisek

    04.12.2018

    A shift in the classic classroom dynamic has occurred and architects have taken note, designing schools that are ready to respond to the future with a mind toward sustainability and more room for creativity.

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    Limited offer: pop-up retail spaces

    Peter Smisek

    22.11.2018

    As bricks-and-mortar retail continues to suffer heavy losses, pop-up stores are stepping in – design-led, temporary spaces that are as much about a curated brand experience as they are about shifting stock.

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    Going underground: new metro stations

    Peter Smisek

    07.11.2018

    How do you keep the masses on the move while making the passenger experience as efficient and pleasurable as possible? A number of recently completed metro stations show how. All aboard!

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    Old, not obsolete: new care homes

    Peter Smisek

    18.10.2018

    As the number of relatively healthy older adults entering their golden years increases, architects are responding to their needs, designing care homes that offer residents more self-sufficiency and ways to stay active.

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    Close encounters: co-working spaces make contact

    Peter Smisek

    09.10.2018

    The saying 'It's not just a job, it's a lifestyle' takes on a whole new meaning with our latest survey of co-working spaces from around the globe.

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    There's an app for that: new smart homes

    Peter Smisek

    07.08.2018

    Equipped with intelligent technologies, the latest cohort of smart homes are opening the door to easier and more efficient living.

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    Size isn't everything: new micro architecture

    Peter Smisek

    19.07.2018

    With the ability to live more sustainably, and just about anywhere, micro homes might just be the solution to really living large.

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    Playtime!: pavilions that push the boundaries

    Peter Smisek

    29.06.2018

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

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    The new naturists: cities go greener

    Peter Smisek

    18.06.2018

    Urban greening projects are breathing new life into global cities by opening up public access to previously underused civic spaces.

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    In the swim of things: new swimming pools

    Peter Smisek

    05.06.2018

    Recently completed pool projects around the globe provide more than a just quick dip. Their bold designs make for an altogether more atmospheric and immersive swim experience.

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    Parking for the people: new car parks

    Peter Smisek

    22.05.2018

    With design concepts integrating environmental factors, multi-use function and strong aesthetics, today’s car parks are bringing man and machine into better coexistence.

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    Retail Reimagined: new store projects 

    Peter Smisek

    08.05.2018

    Design-led store concepts are turning shopping into a resolutely aesthetic experience, with highly curated, supremely Instagrammable interiors.

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    You’ve changed: adaptive reuse in new architectural ...

    Peter Smisek

    24.04.2018

    Old buildings are changing. Be it for reasons of historical preservation or land conservation, demolition is giving way to creative adaptation. It’s a whole new you.

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    Suite dreams: New hotel projects

    Peter Smisek

    03.04.2018

    The rise of Airbnb may have been a blessing in disguise for some architects as hotels must now compete even harder for their guests. The need for outstanding design and a strong sense of place means a new, more characterful and more interesting breed

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    Snakes on a Plan: Medusagroup

    Peter Smisek

    28.03.2018

    Award-winning Polish architectural office Medusagroup is on a roll. From large-scale commercial builds through to more intimate, poetic projects, their work never shys from bold formal expression and sensitive material consideration.

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    Eastern Promise: Polish architecture and design go large

    Peter Smisek

    28.03.2018

    Look East! A burgeoning market and ever-increasing connectivity has provided fertile ground for architecture and design in Poland, with little sign of a slow-down.

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    Pole Apart: Oskar Zięta

    Peter Smisek

    28.03.2018

    With innovation his watchword, Polish designer Oskar Zięta takes the road less-travelled.

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    Building our future: new school architecture

    Peter Smisek

    20.03.2018

    We've learned that learning itself, when it's made enjoyable, produces better results. And architects have learned how to respond to this shift by displacing the battery-farm model of countless, characterless classrooms with altogether more dynamic

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    The architect will see you now: new health centres

    Peter Smisek

    06.03.2018

    A healthy mind in a healthy body, goes the old aphorism. Add to that: in a healthy building. Successful clinics and medical centres prescribe architecture as part of the treatment.

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    State of the Art: museums that show off

    Peter Smisek

    20.02.2018

    The museum has traditionally enjoyed a privileged, almost sacrosanct status in the cultural landscape. When it comes to the design of a new one, the stakes are high – with its architecture as much on show as its contents.

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    In good company: office architecture works it

    Peter Smisek

    05.02.2018

    Bold, geometric forms and compelling facades characterise a new cohort of office buildings internationally, whose cool, professional dress signals the fact that they definitely mean business.

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    I've got the power: new energy plants

    Peter Smisek

    22.01.2018

    New power stations around the globe are wielding the rhetorical power of architecture. Confident, sculptural forms, signifying the confident, new world of cleaner technologies.

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    Be boulder: new mountain homes

    Peter Smisek

    08.01.2018

    In a raft of new residential projects, architects find breathtaking solutions to stage mountains' great natural capital, namely the magnificent views, without skimping on comfort.

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    Let's get physical: new sports centres

    Peter Smisek

    30.10.2017

    A healthy mind in a healthy body. In a healthy bit of architecture. A raft of new sports halls are serving as a shot in the arm for their users – and for their urban, physical contexts.

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