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Courtesy of NextOffice Courtesy of NextOffice

NextOffice’s Sadra Artists Forum is a public cultural center to be located in the arid suburban town of Sadra. Consisting entirely of low-lying or subterranean building levels, the project's unique structure contrasts the surrounding urban area and uniquely shapes the relationship between interior and exterior spaces.

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© Greg Girard © Greg Girard

Shanghai is a city full of contradictions. Beneath the towering skyscrapers and contemporary complexes, old houses and shops are tucked away, gradually falling apart. The city's disappearing streets caught the attention of many international photographers. Some displayed the relationship between old vs new, while others focused on the historic districts and their cultural significance.

Canadian photographer Greg Girard, who spent most of his time in Asia, examined the social and physical transformations of the Chinese city and published a photo-book titled “Phantom Shanghai”.

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Phil Freelon. Image © Perkins and Will Phil Freelon. Image © Perkins and Will

This article was originally published on Metropolismag.com.

The renowned founder of his eponymous studio—which joined Perkins and Will in 2014—passed away July 9th, leaving a major legacy of built works, community engagement, and advocacy within architecture.

In 2016, as the three-tiered, bronze-skinned, and filigreed National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) opened on the National Mall—a signature building of the Obama era—one of its main architects, Durham, North Carolina–based Phil Freelon, was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease ALS. Earlier this week, Freelon died of complications from the disease. He left behind a four-decade legacy of considered, attentive design for communities typically ignored—or worse, harmed—by processes forming the built environment.

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Courtesy of Approach Architecture Studio Courtesy of Approach Architecture Studio
  • Architects: Approach Architecture Studio
  • Location: Lezhi, Sichuan, China
  • Category: Renovation
  • Lead Architects: Jingyu Liang, Siyu Ye
  • Project Team: Yuan Zhou, Shengqi Kong, Juquan Lu
  • Client: Lezhi Baoguo Temple
  • Area: 552.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017

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© Qingshan Wu © Qingshan Wu
  • Architects: Atelier Archmixing
  • Location: 3F Zhongsheng World Mall, Minghang district, Shanghai, China
  • Category: Interiors Architecture
  • Lead Architect: Atelier Archmixing/ Shen Zhuang, Hao Ren, Yu Tang, Jie Zhu
  • Collaborative Design: Supercloud / Xunjun Xu, Qiangsong Cui, Yuqing Yang, Gang Chen, Dong Wang, Xin Chen
  • Principal Design: Atelier Archmixing / Yu Tang, Shen Zhuang, Shiyu You, Di Wang
  • Design Team: Shen Zhuang, Yu Tang, Jie Zhu, Di Wang, Jian Deng, Yang Ye, Shiyu You, Haochen Zhang, Jiahong Li, Ye Xu(Intern), Weinan Zhou(Intern)
  • Area: 650.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Qingshan Wu, Pingan Chen, Yitiao.tv

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the outer cedar board walls, textured and finished like in the ancient times, contrast against the light, clean interiors.

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