Uppsalas Rathaus: Was lange währt, ist endlich gut (Bild: Einar Aslaksen)

Good things come to those who wait

It has been 57 years since work on Uppsala’s town hall was halted due to a lack of funds. But now the finished building is a sight for sore eyes: completed by Henning Larsen with a little help from Japanese technology, it was even singled out as Sweden’s “Building of the Year”.

Metropol Parasol, Sevilla, Jürgen Mayer H.

New life among the mushrooms

Metropol Parasol has achieved a phenomenal rejuvenation of a neglected square in Seville. The iconic timber construction by J.MAYER.H architects is a prime example of successful intervention in public space.