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Alliance-1892 Brandy Distillery Museum & Warehouse by Totement/Paper. Photos Gleb Leonov
 

Totement/Paper communicates a partnership of dancing forms

CHERNYAKHOVSK – The warehouse of a brandy distillery is able to accommodate meetings and receptions, as well as incorporating a small museum, tasting room and viewing platform.

Kew House by McLaren Excell. Photos Simone Bossi
 

A straight-edged extension by McLaren Excell simplifies complexity

LONDON – Often, a more viable option for gaining additional living space in the English capital is to increase the footprint of the home that you already have.

Out Now: Mark #68
Out Now: Mark #68
Tower of Power by Göbl Architektur. Photos Bruno Klomfar
 

Göbl Architektur installs a self-sufficient power source for electric vehicles

VIENNA – The Tower of Power is a direct consequence of contemporary society's increased interest in electric vehicles.

Mark A-to-Z: I is for Installation
 

Mark A-to-Z: I is for Installation

This week, we bring you five installations that have caught our eye due to their meaning, visual identity or simply their excitement factor. Enjoy!

Chengdu Zhongshuge by X+Living. Photos Shao Feng
 

X+Living's fanciful bookstore is a wonderland for all ages

CHENGDU – Part bookstore, part library; the magical world of literature has been brought to life in a unique setting in a shopping mall in central China.

House with Blue Doors by Fala Atelier. Photos Ricardo Loureiro
 

Fala Atelier makes one plus fun equal five

PORTO – A 20th-century home in the centre of the Portuguese city has been adapted into five small studio flats of approximately 35 sq-m.

Musee d'Arts de Nantes by Stanton Williams. Photos Hufton + Crow
 

A museum extension by Stanton Williams connects old and new in more ways than one

NANTES – A palace, a chapel and a cube have come together in a momentous renovation project in the west of France.

Lane 189 by UNStudio. Photos Hufton + Crow / Eric Jap (lead image)
 

UNStudio fabricates a patterned façade of tessellated diamonds

SHANGHAI – More of a commercial destination than a conventional shopping mall, Lane 189 makes a deeper connection between brands and the young professionals in the area.

Out Now: Mark #68
Out Now: Mark #68
Mark A-to-Z: H is for Health
 

Mark A-to-Z: H is for Health

From dental clinics to hospices, Mark has picked five projects that cater to the needs of the healthcare industry.

Administration Building by Conm + Kallesø. Photos Jacob Hoffmann
 

CONM + Kallesø's elongated form tilts to accentuate the verticality of nature

STAARUP – From the side, the administration building looks as if it has sunk into the ground overnight and might continue to collapse into the soil if you bump into it.

Offices by Brenac & Gonzalez. Photos Sergio Grazia / Stefan Tuchila
 

Brenac & Gonzalez et Associés personifies three urban objects with a strong identity

PARIS – Three metallic offices adhere to an underlying theme, with elevations clad in repeated patterns of aluminium and stainless steel.

OAMTC Headquarters by & Traupmann Architektur. Photos Roland Halbe
 

Pichler & Traupmann's glass ring is a sculptural icon amongst the ordinary

VIENNA – Far from the traditional, baroque opulence of the historical city centre, the ÖAMTC headquarters has landed like a UFO on the outskirts of the Austrian capital.