Jon Astbury is a writer, curator and lecturer. He is assistant curator in architecture and design at the Barbican, and has formerly held editorial positions at The Architectural Review and the Architects’ Journal.
Architecture firm Sher Maker has designed a home and music studio in Chiang Mai, Thailand, with a cluster of raised living spaces connected by wooden walkways that enjoy expansive views of its rural surroundings. More
Chinese studio Domani Architectural Concepts has completed a real-estate complex in Foshan, Guangdong province, featuring a facade of lattice brickwork overlooking two large circular pools intended to create a "sense of ceremony". More
French studios Atelier Craft and ICI! have designed a triangular day shelter for migrants and refugees in Paris, with a modular timber frame that allows it to be demounted and moved to different sites. More
Chinese architecture studio More Design Office (MDO) has converted a cluster of traditional rammed-earth houses in China's Zhejiang Province into a series of contemporary guesthouses called Floating Cloud Township Villa. More
White forms with geometric cut-outs have been inserted into the walls of a former granary mill to create this coastal holiday home in Portugal's Algarve region, designed by architecture studio Atelier Data. More
White panels made from perforated metal create a feeling of "light and airiness" at this digital-technology education centre, completed by London studio Coffey Architects for City College Norwich in Norfolk. More
Chinese studio Naturalbuild has completed the reconstruction of Xinfan Market in Huzhen Town, Zhejiang Province, with a design that aims to help facilitate visitors' return to wet markets in the wake of coronavirus lockdowns. More