In De Matos Ryan’s renovation of York Theatre Royal, sensitive and ingenious lighting plays a vital role in lending coherence to the diverse parts of a building that has been much altered over its 272-year history.
Click through the following slides to read some forward-looking thoughts from Patrik Schumacher, Odile Decq, David Adjaye, Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill, Bjarke Ingels, Alejandro Aravena, Tatiana Bilbao, Toshiko Mori, Díebédo Francis Kéré, Gregg Pasquerelli, Shohei Shigematsu, Jeanne Gang, Greg Lynn, Meng Yan, and Sou Fujimoto.
Herzog & de Meuron’s extension to London’s Tate Modern completes a project that the architects outlined in 1995 when they won the competition to create an art museum out of a decommissioned power plant.
The CKK Jordanki concert hall emerges like an outcrop of weathered rock from an urban park in Toruń, in northern Poland. Its Spanish architect, Fernando Menis, has yoked such imagery to local architectural references and technical ingenuity to establish a strong character for the building while deferring to its sensitive setting on the edge of the medieval Old Town.