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Shirasagi Children’s Library
Architecture studio Yukawa Design Lab has created a children’s library overlooking Shirasagi Park in Sakai, Japan. Connected by a bridge to the neighbouring park, Yukawa Design Lab designed the timber-framed…
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Belfast’s “Beacon for university life”
Red steelwork frames a large multi-purpose atrium at the heart of the One Elmwood student hub at Queen’s University Belfast, designed by studios Hawkins\Brown and RPP Architects. The 11,000-square-metre hub…
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Neude Library lights up
Dutch designer Maarten Baas has updated a historic library building with multi-coloured, illuminated signage. Baas designed the many-layered 3D sign for Neude Library in Utrecht, a former post office that…
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