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We were fortunate in February to be able to go to see not one but three new short films about architecture. Here’s a quick roundup of what we saw.
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The Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza receives the Royal Gold Medal for architecture from Her Majesty the Queen today. Last night he delivered a lecture to a full auditorium at RIBA.
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London Fashion Week comes to an end today. After more than a hundred catwalk shows that seemed determined not to deal with the precarious financial situation, we were finally presented with an interesting alternative to the traditional fashion show last night: a short film sent to us via email.
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Buckminster Fuller

25 February 2009

Few figures in 20th-century design have perplexed the world as much as the self-proclaimed “anticipatory design scientist” Richard Buckminster Fuller.

Galerie Kreo

25 February 2009

It’s something the Galerie Kreo owner says a lot, normally with a modest smile. He doesn’t seem very neurotic.

The design world’s Oscars have reached stage two, with the Design Museum listing the category winners of its Brit Insurance Designs of the Year award.

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How can you improve a view that is already sublime? Norway’s untouched coasts, fjords and mountain valleys offer some of the most dramatic vistas in Europe

This year, London’s architecture degree shows were as eclectic and artistic as ever, with designs veering between romantic exoticism and precision engineering.
The 2009 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion will be designed by Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of Japanese practice SANAA, it has been announced.
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Graduate Shows - Design

24 February 2009
We did a bit of a survey this year. After several editorial meetings wondering whether the limited-edition design phenomenon was influencing graduates’ choice of career path, we thought we'd find out.
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