A gigantic golden chasm welcomes visitors to this shopping centre in Malmö by Swedish architects Wingårdhs (+ slideshow). More »
Dutch studio Mecanoo has completed Europe's largest public library in Birmingham, England, with a sunken amphitheatre, rooftop gardens and a shimmering facade clad with interlocking metal rings (+ slideshow). More »
Belgian studio AWG Architecten added pivoting golden cabinets and a golden platform to adapt an old church into a cultural centre in the Dutch village of Leegkerk (+slideshow). More »
Foster + Partners has completed a new gallery wing clad with golden pipes at the Lenbachhaus art museum in Munich (+ slideshow). More »
Berlin studio Gnädinger Architekten has completed a faceted golden museum dedicated to medieval marksmanship beside the fortified city wall of Duderstadt in Germany. More »
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Dezeen archive: we've noticed a trend in golden buildings recently, including The Hive by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and Maidstone Museum East Wing by Hugh Broughton Architects just this week, so we thought we’d round up all our stories that feature a lavish use of golden materials. See all the stories »