2012 offered many architectural talking points, from Renzo Piano’s pointy Shard in London to K2S’s small but perfectly formed wooden Chapel of Silence in Helsinki; 2013 promises even more. Here are seven projects completing this year that will steal the headlines.
Akershus University Hospital was created by CF Møller on the principle that good design makes you feel better. Well lit and easy to navigate, it is fitted with bespoke, locally crafted furniture, and state-of-the-art hea…
Brazil’s beachside resort Santos used to be the retreat that São Paulo residents escaped to. Its flamboyant apartment complex from mid-century master Artacho Jurado, is now a haven for elderly architectural fans.
A new mosque in the heart of Köln is set to be the largest in Germany, inviting not only the city’s Muslim community but also a renewed sense of religious openness and the odd architecture enthusiast too.