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Zaha Hadid in Antwerp

The Antwerp Port authority took the ambitious route to extend their offices: they hired Zaha Hadid. Hufton + Crow visited the building to record the addition in their own way. all photos: ©Hufton + Crow port        

Koepel op de Overplaats

Located in a 17th century estate close to Haarlem (The Netherlands) this dome (Literally theekoepel= tea dome) was the winning entry of a design competition to replace the original dome that had been burnt down by vandals. It is designed as a space for quiet and contemplation. ©Sonia Mangiapane tea dome        

Art Building American School London

The new building’s sculptural quality is fitting to the work that goes on inside. The façade is a unique piece of design that draws on the timeless quality of stone. It is the product of close collaboration between the design team and the stonemason and thoroughly embraces what modern manufacturing techniques can offer. The chosen… Read more »

Belarusian Memorial Chapel

The first new-build wooden church building to be built in London since the Great Fire of London. This chapel was commissioned by the Holy See of Rome for the Belarusian Diaspora Community in London to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. In Belarus alone, almost 25% of its territory and 20%… Read more »

HERZOG & de MEURON: Switch House and the Tanks at Tate Modern

Several photographers have looked at the new 10-storey Switch House building by Herzog & de Meuron, rising above the found spaces of the tanks, it  includes new galleries and concourse areas, learning spaces, a restaurant, member’s room and a rooftop terrace with panoramic views over London. It will add another decisive dimension to the architecture… Read more »