A New Vision for the US National Arboretum Melds Art and Science

National Capitol Columns at the US National Arboretum / Jared Green Somehow, the US National Arboretum in Washington, DC remains under the radar despite attracting more than 700,000 visitors a year. Far on the east side of the city, it’s not accessible via the Metro and can feel treacherous to reach by bike or on … Read more

Winners of the UIA 2030 Award Announced: Acknowledging Architects’ Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals

Winners of the UIA 2030 Award Announced: Acknowledging Architects’ Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals Housing Upcycle Program, Barrio Mugica of Buenos Aires. Image Courtesy of Special Project Unit Barrio Padre Carlos Mugica, Buenos Aires City Government Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984286/winners-of-the-uia-2030-award-announced-acknowledging-architects-contributions-to-the-sustainable-development-goals Today, at the eleventh session of the World Urban … Read more

Designing around Debate: The Gender-Neutral Bathroom

Designing around Debate: The Gender-Neutral Bathroom Rhose Island School of Design Student Center/WorkAC. Image © Bruce Damonte Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984280/designing-around-debate-the-gender-neutral-bathroom “Creating an equitable city implies that every citizen has their needs met”, states architect Wanda Dalla Costa at a time when metropolises were noticing change. Architects and the public … Read more

Sharing the City One Step at a Time

Activists, wanderers, and tourists find a common language through walking. By Tim Waterman As lockdowns eased in 2021, Hôtel du Nord led a walk in L’Estaque, in North Marseille, to the Miramar site, with the encouragement of music along the way. Photo by Dominique Poulain, Archives Hôtel Du Nord. Matthew Beaumont’s beautiful book about London, … Read more

Homomonument: The Importance of a Representative Space in the City

Homomonument: The Importance of a Representative Space in the City Homomonument in Amsterdam. Photo: Geert-Jan Edelenbosch, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984342/homomonument-the-importance-of-a-representative-space-in-the-city While walking through the city, have you ever felt afraid to be yourself? As strange as the question may sound to some, it is … Read more

BIG adds a corten steel volume to new refugee museum of denmark

BIG-designed refugee museum opens in Denmark Bjarke Ingels Group / BIG has designed a museum dedicated to refugees in Oksbøl at the site of Denmark‘s largest refugee camp from World War II. Named ‘FLUGT’ the new cultural building gives a voice and a face to refugees worldwide and captures the universal challenges, emotions, spirit, and … Read more

West Hub / Jestico + Whiles

West Hub / Jestico + Whiles © Stale Eriksen + 31 Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984326/west-hub-jestico-plus-whiles © Stale Eriksen Text description provided by the architects. Located in the heart of West Cambridge, the West Hub is key to the University’s vision to transform the site into a lively and active teaching … Read more