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RE-USING …. x 2

2 inner city urban blocks on the same street in Durban, South Africa have been transformed by Designworkshop:SA and photographed by Dennis Gilbert. PIXLEY HOUSE is on Dr Pixley Kaseme Street, named after South Africa’s first black lawyer. The street links Warwick Junction – one of the most exotic informal trade sites in Durban and a… Read more »


Opened in September [for Open House London 2017] at the Battersea Power Station’ s Village Hall, VIEW exhibited for the first time a broad selection from the Power Station Archive. VIEW was chosen in 2014 to record the entire development of the Power Station site including the new phases of apartment buildings. The brief is… Read more »

EXPO ASTANA … part 2 …

Inigo Bujedo Aguirre’s essay on the pavilions of EXPO 2017 in Astana is now complete: with a tour of the city and more pavilions of varying complexity. Many wide screens to contemplate and a host of worthy statistics from each nation. ©Inigo Bujedo Aguirre Austrian Pavilion UAE Pavilion Poland Pavilion Italy Pavilion Finland Pavilion starting… Read more »


Our colleague and intrepid adventurer Inigo Bujedo Aguirre braved the connecting flights to visit the EXPO 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan — to show us several exotic pavilions and a new train station: ©Inigo Bujedo Aguirre Astana Train Station at EXPO 2017 Kazakhstan Pavilion Spanish Pavilion UK Pavilion     Kazakhstan Pavilion Spanish Pavilion UK Pavilion

Municipal Library Bonn

The refurbishment and extension of a listed building to be used as Municipal Library and Adult Education Center. The old ‘Stadthaus’ was designed in 1926 by the architect German Bestelmeyer. Demolition of a smaller adjacent building created the extra space needed for the new entrance volume. The new building houses beside the foyer a multi-functional… Read more »