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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.
European Prize for Urban Spaces announces call for entries
The biennial award recognises the creation, recovery, and improvement of public spaces across Europe.
'World's biggest air purifier' is improving China's air, scientist says
A massive tower dubbed the "world's biggest air purifier" has improved air quality in China’s Xian, according to the scientist leading the experimental project.
A guide to Soviet modernism in the Armenian capital
Architect Tigran Harutyunyan picks Yerevan’s 10 most interesting modernist buildings.
The young architects changing the face of Moscow (Part 2)
Meet the people behind the large-scale renovation of the Russian capital's streets.
Svobodny: A look at a remote single-industry Russian city on the brink of a radical transformation
A city in the Russian Far East that has been falling into desolation since the fall of the Soviet Union is set to become a booming industrial hub.
Russia’s role in the New Silk Road: Opportunities and challenges
Bringing the ancient trade route back to life could turn Russia into a major global trade channel. But there are many obstacles ahead.
How to transform a college into a community hub
A project by Strelka alumni has won the Europan NL competition for the redevelopment of the Media College in Amsterdam.
Philip Johnson’s AT&T Building may get landmark status after Snohetta overhaul protests
Protected status for the Midtown Manhattan postmodern icon could stop a major renovation plan that would significantly alter its base.
Five young architects changing the face of Moscow
Strelka Magazine talks to the architects who brought gardens back to the Garden Ring, turned an abandoned construction trench into an amphitheater, and made the Kremlin embankment pedestrian-friendly.
Sustainable design that employs refugee women near the Syrian border
A stretchy chair rug cover that can make a difference
First glimpse into the Narkomfin renovation: The rebirth of a Constructivist icon
A rare case of meticulous restoration of an avant-garde monument.