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Tel Aviv Museum

29 February 2012

Preston Scott Cohen’s elegant extension to the Israeli city’s museum of art has a modest facade that veils a complex and dramatic interior.

Vienna Design Week

29 February 2012

London-based designers Philippe Malouin, Tomás Alonso and PostlerFerguson were the stars of the 2011 Vienna Design Week.

The Franz House

29 February 2012

BAK Arquitectos has built a brutalist beach house on the Argentine coast that allows a pine forest to continue growing through it.

From land mines to financial crises, this year’s batch of graduates has taken a step away from the conceptual to tackle real-life problems.

Dresden Military Museum

29 February 2012

Daniel Libeskind drives a steel wedge through a museum and the heart of German history.

In 1811, the Commissioners’ Plan for New York presented a revolutionary document, a map depicting 12 avenues and
155 cross streets, better known as the Manhattan street grid, which made possible the city we know today.

Paul Cocksedge

29 February 2012

There’s an honesty to all the things I’ve selected. Timelessness is important, something that’s going to be true in years to come; it’s not just about now. But it’s also what’s going on in my head. This is me at this point; it’s my life at this moment.

Beijing Design Week

29 February 2012

How does China hope to excel in design as well as manufacturing? Christopher Turner finds out.

Urbanized

29 February 2012

The end of Hustwit’s Design Trilogy asks where cities are headed but leaves us to think about the answers, says Fatema Ahmed.

Postmodernism

29 February 2012

A rollercoaster ride through three decades of cynicism exposes the crassness of an era best left behind, says William Wiles.

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