​Strelka design think-tank continues to map the 'new normal' reality

Meet the new cohort of Strelka Institute researchers untangling The New Normal.

​Rem Koolhaas returns to Lille to build new courthouse

The Dutch architectural firm OMA, led by renowned architect Rem Koolhaas, has won the competition to build a new courthouse in Lille, France.

​Zaryadye Park wins ArchDaily’s 'Building of the Year' Award

Zaryadye Park has been crowned the winner of ArchDaily's 'Building of the Year' award in the category of 'Public Architecture.'

Goodbye privacy? Facial recognition glasses tell Chinese cops everything they need to know about a person

​It's often referred to as a surveillance state, but things just got even more intense in China.

​Moscow’s Zaryadye Park shortlisted for ArchDaily’s "Building of the Year" award

Zaryadye Park has been nominated in the ‘Public Architecture’ category.

Young artists broaden Western perspective on post-Soviet art

A group of young Russian-speaking artists intervened in Amsterdam’s public spaces, changing the perception of Russia through contemporary art.

​The future of Russian housing: 20 design finalists announced

An international jury has shortlisted 20 best designs in the competition for new standardized housing in Russia.

How a remote village in Russia’s Caucasus became a rising tourist hotspot

Just 10 years ago, a few dozen tourists would come to Kubachi each season. In 2017, it hosted around 1,500 people.

New medieval geography & third cultural space: Mapping the modern world

Why it is time to make the case for geography.

5 architects who brought gardens back to Moscow’s Garden Ring

Redesigning the city’s key artery

MVRDV wins bid to design Constructivism-inspired mixed-use complex in Moscow

The winner of an international design competition aimed at bringing a brand new mixed-use complex to Moscow’s central ring has been crowned.

​Transforming a medieval Italian fortress into a contemporary art museum

A competition is inviting young architects to reimagine an ancient abandoned fortress and former prison on an island in southern Italy as an open-air contemporary art space.
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