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We've teamed up with Dezeen, a highly influential architecture and design magazine, on this board to celebrate the opening of our new gallery – Tate Modern Switch House by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron. Together we're going to reveal, piece-by-piece, the beautiful details that make up an architectural whole, because these details are every bit as sculptural, minimalist, or textured as the artworks that fill our walls.

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Tate Edit features limited editions, objects for the home, and artists products.

Belgian architects Edouard Brunet and François Martens have converted this house in Brussels into two apartments, and one features a projecting kitchen Architecture Details, Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Switch House, Interior Staircase, Metal Stairs, Stair Detail, Martens, Spiral Staircase

Kitchen extension projects from top floor of a Brussels house

Belgian architects Edouard Brunet and François Martens have converted this house in Brussels into two apartments, and one features a projecting kitchen

A subterranean shaft created by Isambard Kingdom Brunel is accessible to the public for the first time in 150 years due to a new staircase by Tate Harmer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Switch House, Concrete Deck, Stair Handrail, Railings, Engine House, New Staircase, Stair Lighting, Industrial

Tate Harmer's underground venue for Brunel museum

A subterranean shaft created by Isambard Kingdom Brunel is accessible to the public for the first time in 150 years due to a new staircase by Tate Harmer

Faceted window frames project from the slatted timber and stained-glass facade of this apartment block in Tehran, designed by Iranian studio Keivani Architects. Facade Architecture, Residential Architecture, Commercial Architecture, Facade Design, Exterior Design, House Design, Timber Structure, Glass Facades, Exterior Cladding

Tehran apartment block by Keivani Architects has stained glass windows

Faceted window frames project from the slatted timber and stained-glass facade of this apartment block in Tehran designed by Keivani Architects

Arquitecture Photography by Sebastian Weiss Architecture Design, Minimalist Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Daily Inspiration, Design Inspiration, Building Windows, Pinterest Photography, Aix En Provence, Toulouse

Instagram post by Sebastian Weiss • May 1, 2016 at 5:53pm UTC

3,641 Likes, 92 Comments - Sebastian Weiss (@le_blanc) on Instagram: “Archi splatter #provence”

"Between Days", a collection of architectural photographs by Sebastian Weiss. Sebastian Weiss is a Hamburg, Germany based photographer who has been feature Architecture Plan, Contemporary Architecture, Architecture Details, Ad Architectural Digest, Architectural Photographers, Home Decor Wall Art, Concrete, Shapes, City

Instagram post by Sebastian Weiss • Feb 16, 2016 at 1:21pm UTC

3,871 Likes, 147 Comments - Sebastian Weiss (@le_blanc) on Instagram: “Let's Push Things Forward! . Feels great to be featured on Fubiz.net, a well curated platform about…”

The architecture of Tate Modern's new extension, the Switch House London Landmarks, London Museums, Art Actuel, Switch House, Art With Meaning, Building Renovation, National Geographic Society, Star Wars, Brick And Mortar

Look behind the art at Tate Modern – Behind the scenes | Tate

Since Tate Modern first opened in 2000, it has become a London landmark, not just for the art it houses, but also for the architecture of the building itself.

Artist page for Iwao Yamawaki Architecture Exam, Architecture Journal, Architecture Details, Bauhaus, Tokyo School, Moholy Nagy, Walter Gropius, Industrial Photography, Building Structure

‘Untitled (Modernist architecture)’, Iwao Yamawaki, 1930–2 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘Untitled (Modernist architecture)’, Iwao Yamawaki, 1930–2 Born in Fujita, Nagasaki, Iwao Yamawaki studied architecture at the Tokyo School of Arts and after graduating worked as an architect in a construction company. During this time, he took pictures with his 35mm camera to support and document his architectural studies. In 1931 he travelled to Germany to study at the Bauhaus in Dessau and became heavily influenced by László Moholy-Nagy’s idea that photography could open…

The Broad Museum in downtown LA, captured by part of Geometry Club The Broad Museum, Los Angeles Museum, Architectural Features, Photography Projects, Building Design, Creative Art, Geometry, Abstract, Instagram Posts

Instagram post by Geometry Club • Jun 15, 2016 at 7:10pm UTC

1,798 Likes, 16 Comments - Geometry Club (@geometryclub) on Instagram: “Los Angeles, USA. 🇺🇸 — This is @thebroadmuseum in downtown LA. It’s a stunning piece of…”

upgrades Paris plot with contrasting apartment blocks and a colourful kindergarten Timber Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Architecture Details, Sustainable Building Design, Green Apartment, Timber Cladding, Contemporary Apartment, Balcony Design, Facade Design

Périphériques adds apartment blocks and kindergarten to Paris plot

Périphériques has redeveloped a site in Paris by adding apartment blocks with contrasting facades and angular balconies, and a nursery with stripy walls.

The Donmar Warehouse is a leading producing theatre company located in London’s Covent Garden. Having acquired a small Century warehouse building in nearby Dryden Street, the theatre asked Haworth Tompkins to convert it for rehearsal, education an. London Architecture, School Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Red Color Schemes, Red Colour Palette, Color Palettes, Old Building

Dezeen's top 10 staircases of 2015

A spectacular staircase can transform even the most average building. Dezeen editor Anna Winston chooses ten of the best from 2015

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Dezeen's top 10 staircases of 2015

A spectacular staircase can transform even the most average building. Dezeen editor Anna Winston chooses ten of the best from 2015

NEXT Architects used concrete for this bat-friendly bridge, providing a comfortable environment for winter hibernation, while the brick wall provides cooler summer nesting spots. Architecture Details, Landscape Architecture, Interior Architecture, Landscape Design, Interior Design, Switch House, Vertical City, Timber Fencing, Bridge Design

NEXT Architects completes bat-friendly bridge in Holland

NEXT Architects has completed its Batbridge in South Holland, which features inbuilt spaces for bats to roost during different seasons

Herzog & de Meuron have uncovered three underground concrete tanks at the Tate Modern gallery in London to create new galleries. Tate Modern Gallery, Switch House, Architecture Wallpaper, Galleries In London, Tank Design, Wallpaper Magazine, Exhibition Display, Art Of Living, Contemporary Art

The Tanks at Tate Modern by Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron have uncovered three underground concrete tanks at the Tate Modern gallery in London to create new galleries.

The Tanks at Tate Modern by Herzog & de Meuron. I love a good bit of rough and ready exposed concrete! Tate Modern Gallery, Tate Modern London, Switch House, Exposed Concrete, Architecture Wallpaper, Concrete Structure, Galleries In London, Tank Design, Wallpaper Magazine

The Tanks at Tate Modern by Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron have uncovered three underground concrete tanks at the Tate Modern gallery in London to create new galleries.

Colourful: Park Hill Phase 1 by Hawkins/Brown with Studio Egret West in Sheffield, which has been shortlisted for the 2013 Riba Stirling Prize for best new building Sheffield Park, Sheffield England, Sheffield United, Council Estate, Brutalist Buildings, Tower Block, Balcony Design, Facade Architecture, Contemporary Architecture

Park Hill Phase 1 by HawkinsBrown and Studio Egret West

Renovation of the brutalist Park Hill housing estate in Sheffield, England, by HawkinsBrown, Studio Egret West, Urban Splash and Grant Associates.