Construction begins on MVRDV’s Pyramid of Tirana renovation

Work has begun on the conversion of the 1980s brutalist Pyramid of Tirana in the Albanian capital into a youth-focused cultural hub. Dutch-architecture studio MVRDV is set to convert the 11,835-square-metre pyramid in central Tirana into a “peoples...

Junya Ishigami completes covered plaza with sloping floor for Japanese university

Rectangular openings allow sunlight and rain to enter this multipurpose covered plaza designed by Junya Ishigami for the Kanagawa Institute of Technology in Japan. The plaza is situated on a corner of the Kanagawa Institute of Technology’s campus beside the KAIT...

Jonathan Tuckey Design creates school theatre clad with red cement

Jonathan Tuckey Design has designed the David Brownlow Theatre for a school in Berkshire that was informed by Renaissance architecture and constructed using cross-laminated timber and red composite cement panels. The theatre at Horris Hill School in Newbury was...