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Cinema has come a long way since an actor first sat in front of a coloured screen and pretended to fly a magic carpet. But today’s hyper-real digital worlds still start with a lurid green wall.

Foster + Partners’ airport in the Jordanian desert uses local materials and Islamic motifs, but surprises arriving passengers with lush greenery.

Angel Borrego Cubero’s wonderfully gossipy film, The Competition, follows five of the world’s most famous architects in apparently hot pursuit of the chance to build the national museum of Andorra. It's a revealing glimpse of life at a big-name practice, from the late-night pizzas to the experience of being shouted at by a Pritzker Prize winner.

Icon Design Trail

19 July 2013

There’s one week left – you have until Friday 26 July – to register your London Design Festival event to be included in the Icon Design Trail.

Published in NEWS

Theatrum Mundi’s creative attempts to reimagine the city are unlikely to solve the conundrum of Copenhagen, says Hana Loftus.

Published in Reviews 2013

Beals & Lyon, a young Santiago practice, seeks to draw people back to the city’s parks with a series of timber pavilions and pathways in which one might get lost.

Patricia Urquiola

12 July 2013

The Spanish architect and designer thinks that it's never been a more interesting time to be a furniture designer.

Maddison Graphic refurbishes a venerable institution with a typeface built from architectural elements.

122: Future 50

04 July 2013

For this issue we asked a dozen experts to nominate those architects and designers that they thought were shaping the future. We didn’t want our list of 50 names to watch to be hierarchical, with definitive pretensions, but rather a snapshot of the ways in which a new generation is pushing the boundaries of its practice. We spoke to the nominees about what they thought were the challenges and opportunities facing their profession, and the things that inspired them.

Published in NEWS
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