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Park in the sky? Charity aims to revamp disused Manchester viaduct
The National Trust hopes to open temporary public space next summer as part of longer-term plans

Tobi Thomas

22, Jun, 2021 @4:19 PM

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Liverpool in fight to save waterfront’s heritage status
City’s leaders plead with Unesco to look again at Three Graces place on world list

Vanessa Thorpe Observer arts and media correspondent

19, Jun, 2021 @4:05 PM

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Fancy a backyard makeover? Better join the long queue for a garden designer
Garden designers are having to turn away clients after working from home has led to a huge demand for outdoor living

Donna Ferguson

19, Jun, 2021 @2:30 PM

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Gottfried Böhm obituary
German architect best known for his radical brutalist design of the Mariendom, the Neviges pilgrimage church

Oliver Wainwright

16, Jun, 2021 @4:26 PM

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‘It has the feel of a little local pub!’: Guardian readers on their extraordinary DIY sheds
From an allotment shelter built out of old doors to a storage shack turned into a chapel, here are some of the best of our readers’ creations

Guardian readers

16, Jun, 2021 @3:11 PM

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Bristol to build ‘gap homes’ on garage sites to tackle housing crisis
Council hopes micro dwellings built on spaces between houses and gardens will revive neighbourhoods

Steven Morris

16, Jun, 2021 @6:44 AM

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Serpentine Pavilion 2021 review – a sophisticated chimera of light and depth
Kensington Gardens, London
The youngest architect ever to design the annual temporary structure has created an airy gathering place inspired by diasporic London spaces

Rowan Moore

13, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Barbers, books and boozers: how migrant hotspots inspired the Serpentine Pavilion
The bars, cafes, bookshops and even hair salons of London all fed into this year’s enormous pavilion. Sumayya Vally, the project’s youngest ever architect, explains all

Oliver Wainwright

08, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘An experiment in civic activism’: could Newcastle transform city planning?
Crusading architect Terry Farrell is helping fund an ‘urban room’ in Newcastle – giving the public more control over what is built in their city

Oliver Wainwright

07, Jun, 2021 @9:07 AM

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London Design Biennale 2021; Kingston Cycle Hub – reviews
The lofty words on sustainability from designers from around the world in London are given more concrete form further up the Thames

Rowan Moore

06, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Water fight: the battle for London’s Victorian drinking fountains
Heritage charity says many ‘renovated’ monuments are filled with cement, not water, so can’t quench thirst or help reduce plastic pollution

Dalya Alberge

06, Jun, 2021 @5:45 AM

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London ‘sky pool’ among wave of ever more implausible designs
Controversial creation is latest in what has been described as a ‘golden age’ of swimming pools

Helen Pidd

05, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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