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Cultural buildings, museum architecture and art galleries

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First peek inside Haworth Tompkins National Theatre refurb

Haworth Tompkins has released the first images inside its recently completed overhaul of the former Cottesloe Theatre at the National Theatre in London

Fumihiko Maki's Aga Khan Museum in Toronto

Fumihiko Maki’s Aga Khan Museum opens its doors

Toronto’s new Aga Khan Museum, designed by Fumihiko Maki, has opened to the public

View from the East: Zaha Hadid's competition-winning mathematics gallery for the Science Museum in London

Zaha wins Science Museum maths gallery job

Zaha Hadid has won the competition for the Science Museum’s new £5 million mathematics gallery


Rival contest opens in Helsinki as official Guggenheim submissions close

An international ideas competition has been launched seeking ‘bold and thoughtful’ alternatives to building a new Guggenheim Museum in Helsinki

Scrapped: Frank Gehry’s proposed performing arts centre for the World Trade Centre in New York

Frank Gehry dropped from World Trade Centre job

Frank Gehry’s vision for a performing arts venue at the World Trade Centre in New York has been abandoned

The Playing Field by Assemble

Assemble reveals pop-up timber theatre

Assemble has completed this 450-seat theatre in Southampton

Renato Rizzi's Shakespearean theatre project in Gdansk old town. Image copyright Matteo Piazza

Curtain up on Gdansk’s Shakespearean theatre

Italian architect Renato Rizzi has completed this Shakespearean theatre in Gdansk old town – featuring a unique retractable roof

Washington DC. Image by Carol M Highsmith

Contest launched for Museum of Science Fiction interior

An international design competition has been launched for the interior fit-out of a pop-up science fiction museum in Washington DC

St Petersburg Pier. Image by Texx Smith

Design contest launched for St Petersburg pier regeneration

St Petersburg in Florida has opened an international design competition for the £27 million overhaul of its iconic pier

St Albans Cathedral. Image by Ian Capper

Architect sought for St Albans Cathedral visitor centre

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban is on the hunt for an architect to design a new £1.5 million visitor centre

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