Shift Architecture Urbanism has built a spherical cinema, a cube-shaped gallery and an elevated walkway to create a complex of design, science and technology museums in the Netherlands (+ slideshow). More
White concrete is popular with architects thanks to its pure, uniform appearance, offering a less brutal alternative to board-marked and raw concrete. It is created by combining materials with lower iron, chromium and manganese levels.
Recent examples of projects with white concrete include Daniel Libeskind's proposal for an art museum in Lithuania, a tiny chapel in rural Austria and three additions to a pair of 18th century French mansions (pictured). See more architecture using white concrete »
This week on Dezeen: it was a bumper week for bridges, with Steven Holl's elevated design to span Copenhagen harbour revealed ahead of two proposals for pedestrian and cycle crossings in London. More