Omar Degan was born in Italy to Somali parents who fled before the African nation’s civil war. He’s now helping rebuild the country by looking to the past to build for the future.
The restoration is seen as essential to the idea that the Iraqi city has moved on from ISIS. But some critics say the plan betrays Iraq’s heritage.
Luma, a 27-acre complex that opens this week in southern France, blends elements like exhibition spaces, a design laboratory and a Frank Gehry-designed building on a former rail yard.
The challenges of the past year gave designers every reason to recede into the shadows, but creativity won’t be denied.
Residents of Kaliningrad, Russia’s westernmost region, search for meaning in a building many see as an egregious architectural mistake. “It’s ugly, but it’s ours.”
The striking, inside-out museum and cultural center in the heart of Paris will close for construction in 2023, France’s culture minister said Monday.
After an outcry from preservationists and architects, the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad said that it would reconvene to consider the dorms’ future.
Plans to demolish part of a Kahn project at the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad are drawing objections from preservationists, like the World Monuments Fund.
The architect Stefano Boeri has designed primrose-themed pavilions where coronavirus shots will be given, but not everybody is thrilled with the idea.
Groups across the region are rallying to save buildings that officials consider too new, too ugly or too unimportant to protect from demolition.