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Will Alsop’s upside-down-boat cafe becomes British Isles’ “youngest listed building”

December 1, 2022 James Parkes 0

Will Alsop’s La Frègate cafe in Jersey has been granted Grade II-listed status following a campaign led by architectural charity Twentieth Century Society. The cafe was listed following a campaign launched after plans to demolish the boat-shaped structure to make way for a large waterfront redevelopment led by the Jersey Development Company became public. Built in 1997, La

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Herzog & de Meuron unveils plans to add two towers to Liverpool Street station

November 25, 2022 James Parkes 0

Swiss architecture studio Herzog & de Meuron has revealed its plan to overhaul London’s Liverpool Street station, which includes the addition of two towers above the railway terminus. Herzog & de Meuron’s proposal also includes improvements to the station and railway infrastructure, such as the addition of 60 per cent more ticket barriers, 1.5 acres

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Europarc reveals plans to overhaul postmodern European Parliament building

November 21, 2022 James Parkes 0

Design collective Europarc has been selected to renovate the European Parliament’s Paul-Henri Spaak building in Brussels, with a design featuring a latticed framework and a rooftop botanical garden. The proposal will see the European Parliament building renovated by the five architecture studios that form part of the design collective Europarc, in an effort to reduce

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Seven Munich architecture studios documented by Marc Goodwin

November 17, 2022 James Parkes 0

Architectural photographer Marc Goodwin has captured seven workspaces in Munich for the final installation of his series documenting architecture studios in Germany. Goodwin, who is the founder of architectural photography studio Archmospheres, took the images of Munich architecture studios as part of his recent series that has so far documented workspaces in Stuttgart, Frankfurt and now

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Photographer Marc Goodwin captures eight Frankfurt architecture studios

November 16, 2022 James Parkes 0

British architectural photographer Marc Goodwin provides a look into architecture studios in Frankfurt in the second edition of his three-part series documenting architectural offices in Germany. The series offers a look into eight architecture studios based in Frankfurt including the office of Schneider+schumacher, Crossboundaries, Apd architektur+ingenieurbüro and Max Dudler. “This was a follow-up to the

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Photographer Marc Goodwin goes behind the scenes of Stuttgart architecture studios

November 15, 2022 James Parkes 0

Architectural photographer Marc Goodwin has photographed behind the scenes at 11 Stuttgart-based architecture studios in the latest of a three-part series documenting architecture offices in Germany. In the Stuttgart edition of his documentation of worldwide architecture studios, Goodwin has photographed studios including Blocher Partners, Se\arch Freie Architekten and Laboratory for Visionary Architecture. The layouts and

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David Chipperfield Architects and Assemble reveal plans for residential neighbourhood on former dairy farm

November 3, 2022 James Parkes 0

British architecture studios David Chipperfield Architects and Assemble have teamed up with Australian landscape architect Jane Irwin to create a residential neighbourhood on a former dairy farm in Canberra. Aptly named Dairy Road, the master plan is proposed for a 14-hectare site on a former dairy farm in the industrial suburb of Fyshwick and Jerrabomberra

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Foster + Partners completes EU’s tallest building in Warsaw

October 26, 2022 James Parkes 0

British architecture studio Foster + Partners has completed its Varso Tower in Warsaw, Poland, a supertall skyscraper that measures 310 metres and is now the European Union’s tallest building. The skyscraper, which houses offices, restaurants, retail facilities and a sky garden, has overtaken Foster + Partners 259-metre-tall Commerzbank Tower – built in Frankfurt in 1997 –

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Five key exhibitions at Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2022

October 25, 2022 James Parkes 0

Lisbon Architecture Triennale has returned for its sixth edition, with exhibitions, installations and contributions by the likes of Dutch studio MVRDV and Japanese studio Tomoaki Uno Architects. Titled Terra, the Latin word for earth, this year’s Lisbon Architecture Triennale is a call to action centring on sustainability and forging a balance between communities, resources and processes.

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Snøhetta to restore and renovate Lille’s 19th-century Natural History Museum

October 21, 2022 James Parkes 0

Architecture studio Snøhetta has announced its plans to restore and modernise The Natural History Museum of Lille by adding a public-oriented extension that references the city’s traditional architecture. Snøhetta’s addition to the 19th-century French museum will see it connect the three arms of the existing E-shaped building. The extension, or spine as the studio is

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