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Cultural buildings, museum architecture and art galleries

Subscribe to the AJ and you'll receive 47 issues a year, including the Stirling Prize annual special, plus access to floorplans of over 200 cultural buildings, museums and galleries in the AJ Buildings Library, all for £3 per week

Winner: Isabel Garriga and Clara Garriga

Garriga sisters win Royston Spire contest

Isabel Garriga and Clara Garriga of Holmes Miller Architects have won the Glasgow Institute of Architects’ competition for a £40,000 overhaul of Royston Spire

Heneghan Peng's competition-winning Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza, Egypt

In pictures: Heneghan Peng completes Giza Museum shell

Heneghan Peng has completed the concrete shell on its competition-winning Grand Egyptian Museum project which is now due to complete in 2018

Snape Maltings in Suffolk

Contest launched for Snape Maltings sculptural installation

Aldeburgh Music has launched an open design competition for an outdoor sculpture for children at Snape Maltings in Suffolk

OMA Garage Museuum of Contemporary Art

OMA completes Moscow's Garage Museum of Contemporary Art

Rem Koolhaas’ practice OMA has completed this new modern art museum in Moscow

DRDH's Stormen library and concert hall in Bodo, Norway

DRDH wins Norway’s 'Stirling Prize'

The AJ’s Building of the Year 2014, DRDH’s Stormen Concert Hall and Library, has picked up the Norwegian State Architecture Prize

Serpentine Pavilion by SelgasCano - completed, June 2015

'Serpentine is a lumpy rainbow of ETFE and ribbons', says Pritchard

The AJ’s technical editor Owen Pritchard on this year’s playful but poorly detailed Serpentine Pavilion by Spanish practice SelgasCano

The Gutenberg Museum. Image by Fralac

Design contest opens for Gutenberg Museum revamp

The city of Mainz has launched a design contest for the 8,500m2 overhaul and extension of its iconic Gutenberg Museum

Winner: The Garden Rooms by Alex Bank, Sam Casswell and Tom Graham

London Met grads win Hauser & Wirth artists' shed contest

A team of London Metropolitan University architecture graduates has won the competition for a £25,000 artists’ space for Hauser & Wirth in Somerset

The Willow Tearooms in Glasgow. Image by Dave Souza

Restoration contest opens for Mackintosh’s Willow Tearooms

The RIAS has launched a competition for the £4 million overhaul of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Willow Tearooms in Glasgow

National Theatre by Haworth Tompkins

RIBA Awards 2015: Cultural

Peter Wilson on the challenges of commissioning award-winning cultural buildings

Cultural buildings in the AJ Buildings Library

AJ subscribers have access to the floorplans of 100 museums and art galleries in the AJ Buildings Library

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