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YORK UNIVERSITY SUBWAY STATION

Photographed by doublespace, York University Station develops themes first explored in underground stations for Canary Wharf in London and the Bilbao Metro in Spain: its design considers the surrounding public space and connections to the city, and uses natural light to intuitively guide passengers from the entrance down to the platforms. More than a functional… Read more »

COLLAGE HOUSE

Photographed by Edmund Sumner, a house that uses recycled materials to suggest memories of the place: the project looks at the idea of recycling and collage in several ways, from the very physical – like materials, energy, etc. to the intangible – like history, space and memories. The front façade sets the tone for what… Read more »

PALAS CINEMA

©Ed Reevede Paor’s Pálás cinema occupies the site of a former 1820s Georgian merchant’s house in the heart of the Galway’s atmospheric Latin Quarter, a stone’s throw from Spanish Arch and the banks of the Claddagh River. It is a soaring, seven-storey monolith comprising of a three-screen independent cinema and ground floor restaurant and bar…. Read more »

MR DOSHI WINS PRITZKER

Edmund Sumner, our man in India, has photographed several of his buildings: Balkrishna Doshi is the Pritzker Laureate for 2018. Born in Pune in 1927, Doshi is the oldest ever recipient of the prize, which is regarded as the highest accolade in international architecture and is worth $100,000 (£72,000). He is also the first winner from… Read more »

THE ANGEL OF THE NORTH

The angel assembled in one day: 20 years ago Since spreading its wings in February 1998, Antony Gormley’s The Angel of the North has become one of the most talked about and recognisable pieces of public art ever produced – winning many accolades and awards along the way. The Angel welcomes visitors to Gateshead and… Read more »