Architecture

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Intriguing chunk of gigantic stone pier to spend summer in front of Museum of London

London and Zurich-based design team Gruppe will create a playful pier for visitors to share their thoughts on the museum after beating 70 hopefuls to the commission.

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Win an artwork and get 10% off at the Royal Academy's Great Architecture Fair

Coinciding with the Academy's Sensing Spaces exhibition, the online Great Architecture Fair is open now. Enjoy an exclusive discount code and enter our competition.

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Museum of London calls for designs as part of London Festival of Architecture 2014

An architectural design competition will create a three-month pavilion, allowing the public to share thoughts on organisers' future plans, at the Museum of London this summer.

Library of Birmingham architects to create Oldham Coliseum Theatre and Heritage Centre

A major new cultural complex in Oldham will attract "a new kind of visitor" to the town, say planners after appointing architects Mecanoo.

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Tate Britain reveals new £45 million makeover

Tate Britain unveils its refurbished Millbank entrance with a new staircase, schools entrance and dining areas designed by Caruso St John.

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World's best architects design Dolls' Houses for charity auction

Top architects including Zaha Hadid and David Adjaye Associates have designed 20 Dolls' Houses, which will be auctioned in aid of disabled children's charity, KIDS.

Tower made of wood and ephemera, including photographs, records and magnifying glasses.

Architect, fascist, recluse, outsider artist: The Enigmatic World of Joseph Boshier at Standpoint Gallery

The Enigmatic World of Joseph Boshier sheds light on a forgotten Modernist architect through his remarkable series of works revealing a life of turmoil, tragedy and troubling politics.

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Artist spends year inside an egg tethered on the bank of River Beaulieu

Tethered to the banks of the estuary of the River Beaulieu in the New Forest, Stephen Taylor's latest collaboration with architects, engineers and craftsmen is a live-in egg studio that explores the......

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The Culture24 guide to ten top British mazes

There are many places where you can get lost in a maze in the UK - here are ten of the best mazes in UK heritage sites and gardens for you to explore this summer.

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Barbican Art Gallery defies gravity with disorientating offsite project Dalston House

Argentine artist Leandro Erlich delivers a crowd pleaser in north London with a monumental optical illusion.

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The Culture24 guide to art galleries at British seaside resorts

Some of the UK's top art galleries can be found just a stride away from the slot machine and fish and chip emporiums of our most popular seaside resorts. Discover them here with this Culture24 guide......

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No Yoga: Director Huw Bartlett talks about Community Arts Centre in Brighton

Mark Sheerin talks to gallery owner Huw Bartlett owner about arts provision in Brighton and the rigours of his weekly Work Programme.

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Review: Sou Fujimoto's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

Designed by the Japanese-born rising star of design, this year's extraordinary Serpentine Pavilion is somewhere between a nest and a cave, says Ruth Hazard.

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Dame Vivienne Westwood and YOYOU Mentoring's Poetry Project at Keats House

"Buy less, choose well, make it last". Founded by Dame Vivienne Westwood, new project The Climate Revolution encourages action against climate change.

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Museums at Night 2013: LightNight, Liverpool's city-wide spree of late night culture

Ben Miller reports from Liverpool where the city's Light Night reveals how a festival can really galvanise a city's imaginative after-hours culture.

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